Kristina Kukstaite v Shedan Ltd

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Race; Dismissal; Harassment; Sexual harassment; Victimisation; Trivial influence

The complainant was a Lithuanian national and was employed with the respondent from January 2009 until June 2010.  She alleges that a customer racially abused her on two occasions.   She did not report it to management as she felt she would lose her job.  After the second occasion the complainant complained to the Gardaí who contacted the customer and the respondent.  Following a meeting with the complainant the following morning the respondent transferred her to another of the respondent’s premises, a Supermacs.  After a short time the complainant was moved from the till in the second premises following an alleged complaint from a customer and was placed

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