Tipperary County Council v McAteer Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The decision of the Equality Tribunal in the case of the Evangelical Christian dismissed for allegedly refusing to stop discussing his beliefs in the workplace is upheld by the Labour Court. He was treated differently and discriminated against by the Council, the Labour Court commenting, "While it is perfectly legitimate for the Respondent to seek to protect itself from reputational damage, there is nothing before the Court from which it could be held that its reputation was in any way imperilled by the Complainant’s activities."
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