Reasonable Accommodation - Your Questions Answered - an Update

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 December 2022
Jason McMenamin
A&L Goodbody
Issues covered: Reasonable Accommodation; Discrimination and Equality; The Employment Equality Acts

In this month's First Tuesday Q&A, Jason McMenamin, Solicitor in A&L Goodbody's Employment Group, provides an update on case law concerning reasonable accommodation. 

In our October 2021 edition of First Tuesday Q&A ROI we discussed the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) decision of Marie O’Shea v Health Services Executive (ADJ-00024740). Ms O'Shea claimed that the Health Services Executive (HSE) discriminated against her on the grounds of disability by failing to provide reasonable accommodation for her return to work following an injury. Ms O'Shea was awarded €65,000 and the WRC made an order directing the HSE to review the application of the Employment Equality

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 06/12/2022
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Jason McMenamin
A&L Goodbody

The main content of this article was provided by Jason McMenamin.

View all articles by Jason McMenamin