Ying Ying Sun Summer v McGraths Pub t/a Dawn Taverns Limited

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Race; nationality; gender; s77(6) misrepresentation; equal treatment with pay cuts; dismissal

The complainant, a Chinese national, was a part-time employee with the respondent since February 2002 until January 2011. She worked mostly weekends. Mr. M was similarly employed sometime after the complainant.  In June 2010 the complainant’s pay rate was cut from €15 per hour to €10 per hour.  Her hours were also cut.  After 27 December 2010 she received no hours at all although Mr. M continued in his employment 

The respondent neither made a submission to the Tribunal nor attended the hearing.

The Equality Officer first addressed the timeliness of the complaint as it had been submitted on 4 July 2011 while the complainant’s last day at work was 27 December 2010,

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This article is correct at 29/10/2014

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