A Department Manager v A Large Department Store Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Pay
The Complainant worked as a Manager with the Respondent since March 2007. In February 2019, the Complainant filed a complaint before the WRC that he had been discriminated against on age grounds and unlawfully discriminated against in conditions of employment.
The Complainant submitted that he would be compelled to retire in April 2018 as he would be turning 60. He had made two applications to extend his employment and the Respondent refused the applications both times. The Complainant maintained that the denial of the contract extension which was available to other employees was part of the ongoing bullying and harassment from his Manager.
The Complainant’s representative submitted that he
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