Bains v Maotham Ltd.

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race, discrimination and harassment

The complainant worked in the Dundrum Café. His race is not apparent from the decision. However, the following is recorded as his evidence of the impugned incident:

The Complainant submits that he was subjected to harassment on the race grounds during an incident on 31st August 2012 by his manager (Line Manager) where his Line Manager greeted him with foul language, tried to kick him and this was met with laughter and derision from five other staff members.

The Complainant further submitted that during the ensuing conversation with his Line Manager, that when asking him about cleaning a fryer, his Line Manager responded loudly: “It was dirty like your f*****g face”. This was not disputed by

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