Athlone Institute of Technology v Michael McGrath and John Ryan [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ILCR Determination No. EDA167
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Discrimination

This case concerned a claim that the complainants suffered detrimental treatment by the Respondent in the course of their employment. The Court held that complainants must be able to prove a causal connection between the treatment alleged and an act covered by section 74(2) of the Act. As the complainants failed to prove such a link their claim of victimisation failed.  

This article is correct at 06/05/2016

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