A Waitress v A Café [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Sexual Harassment; Employment Equality Act; Discrimination

The Complainant commenced working as a waitress in the Respondent’s café in August 2021. About four weeks later, she left due to what she claimed was an offensive and humiliating remark the Respondent made, which caused her to be too upset to continue in her job.

In advance of the hearing, the Complainant submitted a written statement in which she explained the Respondent Manager lifted her jacket and told her she was not permitted to wear leggings because they “made her ass too sexy.” 

The Complainant submitted she was in shock and had a panic attack after the Respondent made these remarks.   She said the Respondent told her to calm down and not to over-react.  As

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This article is correct at 17/10/2022

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