Wozniczka v Couverture Ltd: Decision of the WRC and Labour CourtPosted in : BEO Solutions on Employment Equality Decisions on 12 February 2018
DEC-E2015-119 and EDA182, Wozniczka v Couverture Ltd., Part 1
Issues: Victimisation; Section 74 (2), WRC Decision Overturned; Protected Act
This case relates to the Complainant, Katarzyna Wozniczka and her employer, the Respondent, Couverture Limited, who made her redundant following her referral of a discrimination claim to the Equality Tribunal.
The Complainant was employed as a supervisor prior to leaving on maternity leave. Upon her return to the workplace she was placed in a different role, as the previous role of supervisor, the respondent alleged, had been made redundant. To facilitate
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