Wach v Travelodge Management Ltd. T/A Travelodge Waterford

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Human Rights
Issues covered: Gender Race; Return from Maternity; Victimisation

The respondent in this case does not appear to have engaged with the Tribunal at any stage.  The complainant, a Polish national, began working on reception in September 2008, where she continues to work, and three years later went on maternity leave.  She asserted that on her return from maternity leave she was not given the same hours as she had received prior to that absence.  She raised the matter with HR and it appears that her manager reacted badly to this.  He told her that she was only guaranteed 24 hours per week in her contract.  She replied that this was a minimum and in any event she had worked full time hours for three years prior to her maternity

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This article is correct at 30/09/2014

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