Lake Region Medical Limited v Monika Stachon Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. EDA1731
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case involved a claim that the complainant had been discriminated against based on her race and nationality, being a Polish national. The complainant had been instructed by her supervisor to speak English when working with colleagues of varying nationalities. The supervisor also explained that it was permissible for colleagues to speak their native language to one another while working if the native language of all colleagues working on a line simultaneously is the same; otherwise, the common language which should be used is English. She took this up with her manager who confirmed the
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