Labour Court Determination EDA146, Apparel Supply Solutions Ltd., (formerly Teamkit Ltd.)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Determination EDA146
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: S83 Appeal of Equality Tribunal Decision, Discriminatory Treatment, Discriminatory Dismissal, Race Ground

The complainant had appealed the Decision of the Equality Tribunal that had not upheld her complaints of discriminatory treatment by her employer.  Her claim in respect of dismissal had been heard and decided by the EAT and she was awarded €7,500.  The Labour Court found that by operation of section 101(4)(c) she was estopped from seeking redress under both Acts and consequently the Court had no jurisdiction to hear that part of her claim. 

The Court considered section 77(5) and indicated that the effect of that provision is that redress can be sought only in respect of occurrences during the six months prior to the date of receipt of the complaint by the Equality Tribunal

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This article is correct at 02/12/2015

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