Vanessa Corral Fernandez v Neville Hotels [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: employment equality; race; gender; sexual harassment; dismissal


The Complainant was employed as a massagist for the Respondent from 22 June 2021 until 22 December 2021, when the Complainant was dismissed at the end of her probationary period. After the dismissal, the Complainant, who was unrepresented, filed a claim to the WRC alleging discrimination on the basis of race. In the initial hearing of the matter, the Adjudication Officer found that written statements of the Complainant also raised a complaint of sexual harassment, and therefore adjourned the hearing and advised the Respondent that this complaint would also be heard as part of his decision.

In a resumed hearing which addressed both the complaints of race- and gender-based

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This article is correct at 20/09/2023

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