An Employer and a Worker

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Section 77A dismissal as frivolous, vexatious or misconceived; Appeal to Labour Court

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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This article is correct at 16/12/2015

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