Ms Geraldine Suffin v Tesco Ireland LtdPosted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCase NO DEC-E2015-006
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy, Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
In February 2015, the Equality Tribunal held that it had no jurisdiction to hear a claim brought by an employee of Tesco Ireland Ltd in circumstances where a voluntary redundancy agreement had previously been reached between the parties. The Complainant claimed that she had been discriminated against on the ground of disability in terms of failure to provide reasonable accommodation, discriminatory dismissal, promotion and access to employment.
The Complainant submitted that she suffered from a disability, namely, Lupus (the Respondent acknowledged it knew of the Complainant's disability from 2009 onwards). The Complainant worked at the café in one of the Respondent's
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