A Domestic Worker v An Employer Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Pay
This case involved a South African nanny based in a house in Dublin to look after a widower's children. There is some confusion over the documentation, much of which referred to South African legislation and the employer had business interests in South African, from where he recruited the employee. However, he failed to attend the hearing or engage in the process, although the tribunal noted that he had been contacted:
"The respondent did not engage with the investigation. No submission was received from the respondent nor did the respondent attend the hearing. The respondent was notified of the date of the hearing by two separate registered letters. The Tribunal was informed by An Post that
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