An Post v Thomas/Riordan Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
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 annual leave, exactly half the total of 25 days provided to an equivalent full time worker. This was
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