Ballarat Clothing Limited v Aziz [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; Section 77A(2)(A), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Amending complaint; Time limits

Is it right to deny a complainant the right to pursue a gender equality complaint because she made a mistake when filling in the Form EE1 and put the wrong name of the employer on the form? Not in this case, where the correct respondent was aware from the commencement of the case that an error had been made and acknowledges it would suffer no prejudice by being named as the correct respondent.     

This article is correct at 25/11/2015

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