An Employer and a Worker (EDA1427)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race; Age; Family Status; Marital Status; Access to employment; Access to Vocational Training; Indirect Discrimination; Objective Justification

This Determination considers an appeal of an Equality Tribunal Decision.  At the Labour Court hearing of the appeal the complainant raised some issues concerning the Tribunal procedures particularly in relation to not having adequate time to consider documents presented by the respondent at the hearing.  The Court stated “The role of this Court is to determine an appeal by way of a de novo hearing of the case; it has no jurisdiction to entertain complaints concerning the way in which the Equality Tribunal fulfills its statutory mandate”.  The Court went on to state that the complainant had had adequate time to consider the documents in preparation for the appeal and proceeded

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This article is correct at 01/12/2015

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