Complainant and Various (Bakery Case) [2017]

  • Case Reference
    ADJ-00004390
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered:

In a recent decision of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) it was found that a Dublin bakery did not discriminate by refusing to bake a cake containing the words, “gay marriage is a perversion of equality”. The man who placed the order with the bakery took a case under the Equal Status Acts after the decision in the Belfast case of Ashers bakery. The Court found Ashers bakery had discriminated against the customer by refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay-marriage message.

The complainant in the instant case described the Ashers case as, what he believed to be, relevant case law with

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This article is correct at 08/08/2017
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