Alleging that an employee is unable to perform the "inherent requirements" of their role? Proceed with caution
At a glance
- A Tribunal has awarded an employee $13,000 in damages after an employer failed to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate her injury and subsequently terminated her employment
- The employer was unable to justify the termination on the basis the employee was unable to perform the inherent requirements of her role due to her injury
- Employers must obtain advice before terminating an employee on these grounds
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