An Post v Thomas/Riordan Posted in: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Working Time and Leave
This case concerned an appeal by two job-sharing post office clerks against a RC finding that they had not been discriminated against on grounds of their part-time status, in terms of access to additional annual leave entitlements that were based on length of service. In summary, An Post operated a scheme whereby basic annual leave entitlement was 23 days for full-time employees. One additional day’s leave accrued after five years' service and a further day after ten years.
Both claimants in this case had over ten years' service. Accordingly the respondent provided them with 12.5 days
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