Zagurskas v Elephant Haulage Ltd. (in liquidation) [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination, Pay
Issues covered: Race (nationality); Equal pay; Contract in English

This is yet another case where the respondents are in liquidation but in this case no previous written submission was to hand.  The complainant alleged that he was paid less than 6 named comparators and that he was dismissed when others with less service were retained. 


The complainant had no knowledge whatsoever of his comparators’ remuneration and the Equality Officer found this was fatal to the complainant’s complaint in respect of equal pay and said it was simply impossible for him to determine whether a valid complaint existed.  Essentially this means that the complainant failed to establish a prima facie case in respect of equal pay.


However, the

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This article is correct at 20/09/2013

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