A Support Pharmacist v A Pharmacy Chain [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Discriminatory Dismissal; Employment Equality Act

The Complainant, a lady with childcare commitments, commenced employment with the Respondent in November 2018. It was her understanding that she would be undertaking a Part Time “Job Sharing” role. Shortly afterwards, the Complainant was asked by one of the Co-Owners of the Respondent business to change her hours to full time on Tuesday and Friday. The Co-Owner was her “Job Share” partner. The Complainant could not facilitate this but offered to work full time on Tuesdays if her weekend commitments were reduced. The Respondent then offered the Complainant a transfer to the Dublin Airport Branch of the Pharmacy chain. However, these hours were impossible for the Complainant to arrange

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This article is correct at 19/02/2020

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