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

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This article is correct at 06/12/2022

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Jason McMenamin
A&L Goodbody

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