Ishita Sanon v Bond Personnel Group Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case involved a claim that the complainant was subjected to harassment, discrimination and victimisation in the course of her employment. She claimed these were by way of persistent disrespectful remarks about her heritage and culture and was requested to change her name to a more Irish name. She claimed that she had been summarily dismissed as a reaction to her making a complaint of discrimination on race grounds.
She alleged that the respondent's Managing Director had advised her to improve her knowledge of the English language, to alter her accent so as to sound more Irish, to write emails so it would appear that an Irish person was writing them and to adopt a more Irish name. She
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