WRC Equality Case Update January 2021

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 3 February 2021
Tiernan Shaw
Workplace Relations Commission
Issues covered: Discrimination and Equality; Unfair Dismissal; Equal Status; Remote Working

With the first month of the New Year behind us, a number of notable employment law cases have emerged from the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court. This article examines five such cases determined in January 2021, referred under the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 and the Equal Status Acts 2000-2015. Four of these cases were adjudicated upon by the WRC, and one was decided by the Labour Court.

Suchavadee Foley v Atercin Liffey Unlimited T/A Starbucks Tallaght [ADJ-00028487] (5 Jan 2021)

Adjudication Officer: Kevin Baneham

In June 2020, the complainant submitted a complaint of harassment on grounds of race to the WRC and sought redress under section 21 of the Equal Status Act

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Tiernan Shaw
Workplace Relations Commission

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