An Employee and an Employer (DEC-E2014-022)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Gender; Family Status; Disability; Conditions of Employment; Harassment; Victimisation; Reasonable Accommodation; Compliance with deadlines

The complainant was employed by the respondent since 1992.  Mr. A was appointed his line manager in 2006 and in 2008 unfair treatment of him by Mr. A allegedly began.  The complainant lodged two complaints with the Tribunal on 29 July 2011 and on 8 May 2012.  The complainant was on sick leave from 12 January 2011 until 7 November 2011.

When looking at harassment the Equality Officer found that the last possible date an act of harassment by Mr. A could have occurred was 12 January 2011, the date the complainant went on sick leave, and on that basis the Equality Officer found that the claim in so far as it related to harassment was out of time.  It is presumed that this

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