Bridgehall Taverns Ltd. t/a The Uluru Bar & Restaurant v Deirdre Walsh [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
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    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal – Constructive Dismissal – Protection of Employees


The matter appeared before the Labour Court on appeal by the Complainant after an Adjudication Officer found her complaint to be not well founded.

The Complainant, a bar worker, received a text from a regular customer of the Respondent’s business, “Mr D”, that was explicitly sexual in nature and made the Complainant very uncomfortable. The Complainant made a complaint to her employer, who contacted An Garda Síochána. An Garda Síochána advised the message constituted sexual harassment, perhaps at a criminal level. The Complainant and Respondent agreed that Mr D would be barred from the premises, which was agreeable to all parties, but after five months, the Complainant saw Mr D

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This article is correct at 27/07/2023

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