Waterford Institute of Technology v Louise Walsh Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
This case concerns the Complainant’s appeal of the Adjudication Officer’s decision to the Labour Court. The Appellant contended that she was the subject of a number of incidents of sexual harassment and harassment based on her gender perpetrated by students attending her lectures on various dates from October 2014 to March 2015.
The Appellant was first subject to sexual harassment on the 10th of October 2014. She notified the Respondent that she had been sexually harassed by a large group of male students in her assigned class. She said that she had been asked explicit, coarse sexual questions and, in addition, various disgusting and explicit comments were made about male genitalia. After
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