D.S.G. Packaging Limited v Krystian Matuszak [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EDA1413 IRLC
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Discriminatory treatment; Harassment and discriminatory dismissal; Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 83, Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011

Unfair dismissal is, of course, not the only jurisdiction of which employers need to be aware if dismissing employees. The complainant in this case, Mr Matuszak, submitted a complaint to the Equality Tribunal in which he stated that he had been subjected to discriminatory treatment, harassment and discriminatory dismissal by the Respondent on the ground of race. These claims were investigated by an Equality Officer who decided that the claims were not well-founded. Subsequently the complainant appealed this decision.

The complainant is a Polish national and worked for the respondent. The claimant claimed that he raised an issue with the respondent with regards to the production line on

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This article is correct at 14/12/2015

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