Helene McManus v Health Service Executive Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Pay and Conditions of Employment
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 business.
The complainant maintained there was no justification for the difference in pay, or for the
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