Julian Andoo v Pagewell Concession (ILAC) Ltd.

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Discriminatory treatment; Discriminatory dismissal; Family status; Civil status

The complaint was submitted on the family status ground but as the complainant and respondent argued the case on the civil status ground the Equality Officer addressed the complaint on both grounds. 


The complainant and his wife were both employed by the respondent but in different locations.  The complainant’s wife, before going on maternity leave asked if her husband could move to her store for family convenience and the respondent agreed.  It was agreed that a comment was made to the complainant by a manager in respect of a policy that married couples could not work together.  The Equality Officer found that the policy in fact stated that related persons may

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This article is correct at 28/01/2014

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