A Scheduler v An Installation Provider [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Direct Discrimination; Harassment; Sexual Orientation

The Complainant said that during his employment he was regularly and repeatedly subjected to homophobic abuse, was harassed, victimised and discriminated against on the basis of his sexuality.

He said that Mr. A, a co-worker and team leader, repeatedly laughed and sniggered into the Complainant’s face in the workplace and made disparaging remarks about the Complainant and his partners including comments about the Complainant’s social media account which included him and his partner. A complaint to the Operations Manager led to him and a witness being accused of lying and wasting her time.

The Respondent was in attendance at the hearing and stated that the Office that the Complainant had

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This article is correct at 23/01/2020

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