An Employer and a WorkerPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal
This case is included here as Section 77A dismissals do not come to attention frequently. It is likely that this claim was dismissed by the Equality Tribunal in accordance with section 77A rather than being assigned to an Equality Officer, investigated and decided in the normal way. That being the case the complaint would have been processed by the Tribunal quicker than those cases awaiting assignment.
In this case the Labour Court tells us that the Equality Officer dismissed the complaint as misconceived. The complainant had reached agreement in respect of her claims, including her equality claim, while with the Rights Commissioner. When the respondent was
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