Receptionist/Office Administrator v Manufacturing Company [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00023749
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Discriminatory dismissal on the disability ground – failure to provide reasonable accommodation; Employment Equality Acts

The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Receptionist/Office Administrator from May 2018 until March 2019, when her employment was terminated by the Respondent. The Complainant submitted that her dismissal was a consequence of performance issues related to her disability.

The Respondent argued that the Complainant’s employment was terminated on grounds unrelated to her disability. The Respondent asserted that the Complainant’s poor performance had been addressed on numerous occasions. In their submissions, the Respondent outlined that the Complainant’s attention to detail in relation to her data entry work was of a major concern. Throughout the Complainant’s ten months of

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This article is correct at 22/07/2020
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