A Minor v A Large Supermarket [2023]

  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00040150
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination
Issues covered: Equal Status – Discrimination in provision of goods and services – Traveller Status – Alternative Dispute Resolution

Related cases: Patrick Dooley v Lidl Ireland Gmbh (ADJ-00040158) and A Minor / Next Friend v A Large Supermarket (ADJ-00040155)

Background:

The Complainant is a minor and attended the Respondent’s premises on 14 March 2022 with his brother and cousin. After browsing in the shop for a period of five minutes, an employee of the Respondent approached the Complainant and instructed him and his family members to leave the premises. The Complainant alleged he was told “we don’t want your kind in this shop,” but this was not accepted by the Respondent’s witnesses, including the employee in question and a further security operative working on behalf of the Respondent. No contemporaneous record was

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This article is correct at 04/01/2024
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