A Motor Mechanic v A Transport Company Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Health and Safety, Discrimination and Equality
The Complainant was employed as a Motor Mechanic with the Respondent from November 2018 to the 14th of March 2019. The Complainant alleged that he had been unfairly dismissed by the Respondent and had been victimised by the Respondent on grounds of race.
The Complainant was in bed in a house used by employees as lodgings. The Complainant claimed that the Respondent Owner/Manager, Mr. S, assaulted the Complainant in a very rough physical manner, and ejected the Complainant from the lodgings, telling the Complainant “never to come back”. It was also alleged that the Respondent threatened to shoot the Complainant if he ever returned and made a hand gesture imitating a
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