Palmer v Connacht Hospitality (Group) Ltd., aka Connacht Accommodation Ltd. t/a Active Fitness Leisure Club at the Connacht Hotel

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Issues covered: Civil Status, victimisation, discrimination by association

The complainant’s husband was employed by the respondent as Head of Maintenance and was involved in an employment dispute with his employer. His membership of the respondent’s leisure club was cancelled in June 2012. On 6 September 2012 the complainant received a letter informing her that the membership she held was no longer. Effectively, she could no longer receive the preferential rate of membership she enjoyed as a family member of an employee. The complainant took out a full membership (full fee) the following Monday and after her workout her fee was returned to her and she was told “they just don’t want you in the building”.The complainant could no longer attend karate functions for

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