Aer Lingus Limited v Maria McConnell [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Discrimination; Age; Insufficient Facts to Infer Demotion; Failure to Establish Prima Facie Case

This is an appeal against the AO’s decision. The complainant claimed she had been discriminated against, subjected to harassment, and that she had been victimised by her employer, Aer Lingus Limited.

The complainant submitted she suffered discrimination on grounds of age when she was removed from her position within the catering department as Manager In Flight Sales in August 2013. She was placed in the respondent’s “internal resource pool” and alleged this was for discriminatory reasons until she was made permanent in December 2016. 

The complainant submitted that this constituted a discriminatory act over a period of time which had a clear and adverse effect on her and did not end

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This article is correct at 23/01/2019

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