Karl Griffin v Bus Atha Cliath Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The Complainant, Karl Griffin, brought a complaint under the Employment Equality Act against the Respondent, Bus Átha Cliath, alleging discrimination on the grounds of disability. The Complainant alleged that he was discriminated against on the grounds of his disabilities, including sleep apnoea and anxiety when he was denied reasonable accommodation for his conditions following a removal from his day shift pattern when the Company lost the state contract to run the number 17A bus route on Dublin’s northside in which the Complainant was employed.
The Complainant had commenced employment with the Respondent in 2007. The Complainant was on sick leave between 2011 and 2013 and when
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