34 complainants v We Clean Ltd., (in liquidation)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race ground; Equal Treatment; REA Rates not paid

The first Decision of 2014 was issued by the Director, Mr. Niall McCutcheon, and relates to 34 complainants, 30 of whom turned up for the hearing.  While a number of issues including gender were included in the original complaints the Decision ultimately dealt with only three substantive issues were addressed, failure to pay the  REA rates, failure to provide written contracts of employmentand an assertion relating to inducements of additional hours in return for renting accommodation from a Director of the respondent. 

The representative for the complainants argued that the Tribunal should infer, because all of the employees were non nationals, that the employer’s intention

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This article is correct at 25/02/2014

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