Teacher v Board of Management [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Working Conditions

This case concerned a complainant who alleged that she was receiving less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender. The Complainant was a primary school teacher who was initially assigned to teach sixth class students but was subsequently replaced by a male teacher and the Complainant was reassigned to resource teaching.

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in 1999. She had been a mainstream teacher for the most part, with the exception of a five-year period when she carried out resource teaching due to her personal circumstances. In the school years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019, the Complainant taught sixth class.  She was assigned to teach sixth class again

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This article is correct at 27/06/2022

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