Duty to Make Reasonable AccommodationsPosted in : Equality Law Decisions on 24 August 2020
Award for disabled employee awarded €10,000 by WRC adjudicator after termination of employment
In the recent WRC case of a Receptionist vs a Manufacturing Company ADJ-00023749 an employee with less than one years' service was awarded compensation of €10,000 (just over 5 months' pay) after she was found to have been discriminatorily dismissed.
Summary of the Complainant's case
The Complainant was employed as a receptionist/office administrator by the Respondent for approximately 10 months, from 15th May 2018 until her employment was terminated on the 28th March 2019.
The Complainant submitted that her dismissal was based on performance related issues arising from her disability and that
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