Monaghan County Council v Mackarel Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
The complainant in this case was a retained fire-fighter first employed by the respondent in October 2001 and dismissed in December 2007. On 16th October 2006, he made complaints to the respondent employer that he had been subjected to harassment by work colleagues in the nature of derogatory and offensive verbal comments in relation to his religion. The complainant is a member of the Presbyterian Church. The respondent conducted an investigation into these complaints, informally at first and then in the form of a formal investigation conducted by an external consultant. The consultant furnished her written report to the respondent’s Director of Human Resources on 7th December 2007; some 14
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