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Celia Luisa Pereira Da Costa v Summer Garden Salads Limited [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    7324/17IT
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Discrimination; Failure to Make Reasonable Adjustments; Automatic Unfair Dismissal; Statutory Dismissal Procedures; Disability Discrimination Act 1995

The claimant, a Portuguese national, has suffered from glaucoma and chronic uveitis in both her eyes since the age of 16.  At 23 years of age she lost total vision in her left eye.

The claimant worked for a small, family owned company as a janitor, initially working for 16 hours per week carrying out cleaning duties through a Steps to Work Programme.  She shortly thereafter began to help out in production and learnt how to make various products, including a stuffing sauce. Upon leaving the Steps to Work Programme the claimant entered into a written contract of employment with the

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This article is correct at 06/12/2018
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