Aurimas Rimkunas & Others v Tusker Agricultural Services Limited (in liquidation) & Others [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Pay
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Conditions of Employment; Discriminatory dismissal; Equal pay; Race

This case involved complaints by three Polish workers, the first-named of whom withdrew his complaints. The respondent was in liquidation and the liquidators did not attend the hearing. The respondent did make some written submissions to the Tribunal.

Claims were made by both remaining complainants that contracts of employment were not issued until nearly two years into their employment and not at all in the complainants’ own language. Claims were also made that adequate health and safety training had not been given and that whatever training was given was not in the complainants’ own language. The Tribunal concluded that a prima facie case of discrimination had not been made out. Claims for

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This article is correct at 27/07/2012

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