Man with dyspraxia unfairly dismissed after Google search about disorder

Sky Handling Partner ordered to pay former worker €15,000 over discriminatory decision

A decision by a company to discrimatorily dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A decision by a company to discrimatorily dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A decision by a company to dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard.

The commission ordered Sky Handling Partner Ltd, which is based at Dublin airport, to pay €15,000 in compensation to Stephen Dunne over his discriminatory dismissal from his role as an aircraft service agent in April of last year.

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