Wach v Travelodge Management Ltd EDA1511

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Naming the correct employer

The complainant was awarded €63,000 by the Equality Tribunal who found that the complainant had correctly identified the respondent as her employer going on to address the substantive complaints. The respondent did not engage with the Tribunal, apparently through inadvertence, but the Court found “the Equality Officer correctly held that in either case a change in the name of the respondent for the purposes of his investigation was unnecessary”.

The Court was satisfied that the complainant named the wrong respondent as a result of a bona fide mistake where the respondent appeared to hold itself out as her employer in earlier proceedings. “Moreover, the Respondent accepted proceedings in the

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This article is correct at 09/11/2015

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