McAleese v Daly & Quality Care Services Ltd [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 6023/22
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Protected Disclosure


The claimant commenced her employment as a care worker in July 2021 and it ended in November 2021The claimant did not drive so she was always with another carer on what were referred to as ‘double runs’. These shifts involved two members of staff as they included lifting clients. 

On 30th August 2021 the claimant was afflicted by a stomach bug and she informed her coordinator that she was unable to work later that day.    The co-ordinator replied stating she could not replace the claimant and she would have to attend her shift. In October the claimant asked for her hours to be cut citing that the work was becoming too muchShe stated

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This article is correct at 07/12/2023

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