Disability and Reasonable Accommodation

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 6 January 2016
Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court

Nano Nagle School v Marie Daly [2015] IEHC 785 (Noonan J, 11 December 2015)

This matter came before the High Court by way of an appeal on a point of law pursuant to section 90(1) of the Employment Equality Act 1998 (“the Act”). The appeal was brought on behalf of the Nano Nagle School (“the School”) against a determination of the Labour Court that the School had failed to take appropriate measures to accommodate Ms Daly’s disability in contravention of section 16 of the Act. The Labour Court had found for Ms Daly and had awarded her €40,000.00 in compensation. Although the School’s failure in

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Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court

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