Patrick Breslin v Margaret Loughrey [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    77/16FET 1930/16
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal (NIIET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Discrimination; Grounds of Sex and Religion; Campaign of Control; Injury to Feelings

The claimant worked for the respondent as an assistant, initially on an informal basis, and then under a contract of employment. He had significant personal issues affecting his health and wellbeing. The claimant described the respondent’s initial attitude towards him as friendly and civil. She provided him with a job, a place to live and an all-expenses paid holiday to Egypt.

The claimant said the respondent’s attitude then changed when he received his contract of employment. The claimant was a devout Catholic. He attended mass every day and had a number of religious statues in the accommodation she had given him. One day he returned home to find the statues had been moved. The claimant

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This article is correct at 24/01/2019

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