Duty To Provide Reasonable Accommodation

Posted in : Equality Law Decisions on 9 August 2021
Alison Martin
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Employment Equality Acts.

In the WRC case of a LT vs Peter Mark Hair Salons Unlimited Company [2021] (ADJ-00026173), the Complainant, a hair stylist, was awarded compensation as a result of the employer's failure to provide her with reasonable accommodation following an injury to her hand.


The Complainant was employed as a hair stylist from 12th September 2016 to 29th August 2019. The Complainant was involved in a car accident on 29th April 2019 and suffered a serious hand injury which prevented her from returning to her role in hairdressing. There was no dispute that the Complainant had a disability within the meaning of section 2 of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015 and as of the date of

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