People Problems: Relationship Breakdown
Trucker's sudden sacking proves costly
Richard Beashel was a truck driver who started working with the Stobart distribution company in November 2009. Eight months later, he was called to a meeting and sacked there and then.
He successfully took a complaint under employment equality legislation, claiming that he had been discriminated against on the grounds of disability, and was awarded €22,000.
Last year, Stobart Ireland Limited appealed the equality officer's decision to the Labour Court, which heard the appeal earlier this...
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