Anthony Lyttle v Buywise Discount Stores Costcutter North Strand [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Equal Status Act; Discrimination; Disability

This case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission by a customer of a convenience store in Dublin who claimed that he was discriminated against after he was refused entry to the shop for not wearing a mask. The incident occurred on the 5th of January 2021.

The Complainant, Mr Lyttle, claimed he had been discriminated against on grounds of disability under the Equal Status Act as he suffered from claustrophobia which he submitted  was triggered by wearing a mask. The Complainant informed the Workplace Relations Commission that covering his face caused him anxiety.  The Complainant also submitted that the convenience store in question failed to provide him with

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This article is correct at 13/01/2022

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