Kealy v Brothers Of Charity Services (Clare) Limited [2012]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2012-042
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Victimisation; Vicarious liability; Law of agency

This high-profile, and complicated, case involves allegations of systematic victimisation of a Director of Services (effectively Chief Executive) in the health sector. K had an ongoing equal pay case at the Tribunal and before the Labour Court. Her victimisation complaints commenced when one of the male comparators in her case (Mr A, himself a former Director of Services in another region) was appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors in Clare by the National Board. Other complaints were directed at Mr A’s treatment of K, the appointment of an outside consultant to review Clare Services

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This article is correct at 20/07/2012
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