Helene McManus v Health Service Executive [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ADJ-00009162
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Equal Pay; Discrimination on Grounds of Gender; Pay and Conditions of Employment; “Like Work”; Red Circling

The complainant, a Home Help Manager, brought a complaint on grounds of gender in relation to her conditions of employment. She argued she performed “like work” with a named male comparator and was therefore entitled to the same remuneration.

The complainant was on a gross annual salary of €55,000, whereas her named comparator was paid €74,000, something she became aware of inadvertently. She confirmed the role of Home Help Manager did not have a designated pay scale and when she raised the complaint regarding the pay disparity, the respondent moved her comparator to another area of the

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This article is correct at 02/08/2018
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