Chartered Institute of Housing v Patricia O'Keefe [2018]

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EDA1828
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Probation
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2015; Dismissal on grounds of race and disability; Burden of Proof

This case involved a claim that the complainant had been dismissed on the grounds of race and an imputed disability. The complainant alleged that the discrimination was direct and indirect and that she had also suffered victimisation and harassment which culminated in her dismissal. The respondent disputed the allegations and alleged that if they had occurred that they had fallen outside the cognisable period. The respondent does not deny that the complainant's employment was terminated but claimed that she was dismissed as she had not successfully completed her probation.

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This article is correct at 09/05/2018
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