G4S Secure Solutions (Ire) Limited v Tiina Villi [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA1718
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Gender Discrimination

This appeal concerned a complaint that the complainant had been discriminated against on the grounds of gender. Her complaint was based on the allegation that she was allocated fewer working hours than her contract of employment provided for. She alleged that a male comparator with less service than her had been assigned full-time work at her work location. The complainant argued that the Adjudication Officer had failed, in their decision, to provide a real deterrent to employers breaching their statutory obligations. The respondent did not contest that the Acts had been breached but contended that the preliminary award of compensation was adequate.

The Court held that the complainant had

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This article is correct at 20/07/2017

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