Mirela Mentel v Top Heights Ltd. T/A Foys Bar & Lounge (DEC-E2014-017)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Pay
Issues covered: Race; Gender; Harassment; Victimisation; Equal pay; res judicata

The complainant is a Polish national who described a litany of mistreatment at the hands of the employer including staff deliberately walking on floors she had just cleaned, telling her to carry heavy items up several floors then telling her to take them back, staff hiding her cleaning materials, being accused of stealing, being required to purchase items for her employer and not being paid for them etc.  She asserted that soon after she complained about her payslips her hours were cut to 8 hours per week.  When she asked about her payslips the owner allegedly responded “for all the good they would be to you, you might as well wipe your arse with them”. She alleged that these

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