Wayne Quigley v Department for Communities (2016)

  • Case Reference
    2191/15
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination Act; DDA; Reasonable Adjustment

The claimant a Northern Ireland civil servant, working in what was the DSD. Throughout the period beginning in November 2014, and ending in August 2015, the claimant’s taxi fares, to and from work, were reimbursed by the Department for Employment and Learning (“DELNI”) pursuant to its “Access to Work Scheme”.  The monthly cost of those fares is between £400 and £500.

The claimant made a claim under the Disability Discrimination Act (“the DDA”) in respect of an alleged failure of the respondent to comply with a duty to make a reasonable adjustment.  It was accepted that the claimant

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This article is correct at 06/10/2016
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