Waleed Maza v Absolute Hotel Limerick Limited [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Religious Discrimination; Unfair Dismissal

Summary Sentence:
Adjudication Officer concluded no discrimination occurred.

The Complainant, a Night Duty Manager at Absolute Hotel from July 2022 to January 2023, oversaw hotel operations and guest issues. He argued that poor communication led to his disciplinary hearing and termination after mistakenly entering a hotel room booked by a colleague. However, the Complainant suspected his dismissal was influenced by management’s “surprise” at his religious prohibition against serving alcohol, which was not discussed during his interview. The Complainant believed management targeted him due to his religious beliefs and his pursuit of education, relying on inadequate religious

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This article is correct at 08/07/2024

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