A Senior Staff Nurse v A Nursing Home (In Liquidation) Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
This complaint of discriminatory dismissal was brought under the ground of age contrary to Section 6 of the Employment Equality Acts. The complaint concerned an alleged compulsory retirement of a Senior Staff Nurse by the Respondent Nursing Home.
Before the Respondent collapsed and entered liquidation, the complainant sought an award of compensation for the discrimination she had experienced, as well as the loss of over a year's worth of work and redundancy benefits. The appointed Liquidator took the place of the Respondent, who was subject to a High Court Winding-up Order.
The Complainant was given a "Relief Panel Fixed Term Contract" when she first started working for the
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