Ansyz v Sizzlers NI Ltd [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 9858/18
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race Discrimination; Harassment; Statement of Terms and Conditions

The claimant, a Polish national, had been employed by the respondent as a commis chef from November 2016 until July 2018.   In May 2017, the claimant was told by another member of staff, Ms Fullerton, to go back to his own country. Following a complaint, the employee apologised and the claimant had a good working relationship with this employee for a short period of time.

This period of harmony only lasted a period of weeks after which the claimant had been referred to repeatedly as a foreigner and that he should go back to his own country.  When he complained to the head chef,

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This article is correct at 21/11/2019
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Jason Elliott BL
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