Tigani v Huhtamaki Foodservice Delta Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberNIIT 8162/20
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant was initially engaged by the respondent as an agency worker before being directly employed by the respondent. The employment was from October 2019 until the claimant’s resignation in January 2020.
The issues leading to the case centred upon action taken in relation to the claimant’s personal hygiene. This first occurred when he was an agency worker with a complaint made that it was difficult to work alongside the claimant. A meeting was convened between the agency and the claimant and the claimant says he took those matters on board. The issue arose again when he was in direct employment with the respondent. Again, there was a meeting within the respondent
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