Is there any benefit to having pre-employment medicals in Ireland?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 7 June 2011 Issues covered:
A pre-employment medical examination would enable an employer to identify issues, prior to an offer of employment being made, which could impact on a prospective employee’s ability to perform the duties associated with the position and which might thereby necessitate measures of reasonable accommodation to be taken.
In circumstances where a medical examination reveals information relating to a disability (which is very broadly defined by the Employment Equality Acts, 1998-2008 (“the EEA”)), which does not impact on an employee’s ability to do the job (or which would not so impact were reasonable accommodation provided), and an employer decides not to offer such individual a position on the
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