Aoife Commons v Dublin City Council Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Pay
This Complainant brought her case to the Workplace Relations Commission after the Respondent failed to pay the Complainant on the same grade as her fellow male colleagues. The Complainant submitted that this decision was contrary to Article 4 of Directive 2006/54/EC. When the Complainant queried the Respondent’s reasoning behind the differing pay scales, the Respondent simply claimed that the Complainant did not have experience in the Grade VII post. The Complainant stated that of the pool from which the Complainant and her comparators were promoted, 100% of the top grade (VII) were men, six of the pool were men, 50% were Grade VII, seven were women and 100% of these were Grade VI or
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