Boxmore Plastics Limited v Zanetta Zimareva [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA1732
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Discrimination on Grounds of Race; Interpreter's Assistance

This case involved a claim of discrimination on grounds of race. Following an incident in December 2014 the complainant had made a complaint to the respondent pursuant to the company's internal grievance procedure. A meeting was convened on foot of this grievance, and the complainant attended the meeting along with her union representative. However the respondent refused her request that an interpreter attend same and the meeting did not proceed.

The respondent continued to refuse the assistance of a translation service at any subsequent meetings and the complainant's grievance was not upheld

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This article is correct at 21/12/2017
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