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 the new position, the Respondent had organised and paid for the Complainant to attend an English
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