Kinsella v G4S Secure Solutions (Ireland) Ltd.

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment, Human Rights
Issues covered: Gender discrimination; access to employment; victimisation

The female complainant was employed by the respondent as a security officer under a fixed term contract and subsequently a fixed purpose contract from March 2010 until 23 May 2011 as was a male colleague with further male colleague being recruited in October 2010.  The fixed purpose contracts were completed when the article the additional security was required for, the Cross of Cong, was no longer held at the museum.  The respondent provided security services to the client museum.

During her tenure the complainant raised a number of issues in respect of her gender.  Two months after she started she complained to the client that she had not been given keys because of her

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This article is correct at 30/09/2014

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