Henry Kan v Merchant’s Arch Restaurants Company LimitedPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
Henry Kan v Merchant’s Arch Restaurants Company Limited [ADJ-00016284]
Keywords: Section 77 of the Employment Equality Act, 1998; Racial Discrimination
The Complainant is originally from the Ivory Coast and commenced employment with the Respondent Company on the 9th of June 2018 as a Kitchen Porter. Shortly after commencing employment, the Complainant was working in the kitchen whereupon the Head Chef entering the kitchen told the Complainant to “get out of his way”. The Head Chef then proceeded to pour hot water on the grease trap, under the dishwasher, which was full.
The Complainant stated that at this juncture, the Head Chef uttered the phrase “dirty bastard”. The Complainant then told
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