Catherine Kelly v An Post [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Discrimination, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: employment equality; sexual harassment; dignity at work; investigative procedures


The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a postal operative on 3 April 2017, and is still employed by the Respondent. The Complainant alleged that she was inappropriately touched by a colleague on 22 February 2022. On 24 February 2022 the Complainant asked that colleague to leave her alone, but this led to an argument. The argument and incident were reported to the floor manager at the time and the Complainant made a statement on 25 February 2022. In mid-May, the Complainant was advised that the investigation which took place was inconclusive. The Complainant had not been interviewed as part of the investigation and only spoke with a HR representative of the

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This article is correct at 28/09/2023

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