McFarland v Morelli Ice Cream Ltd & Di Vito [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 5722/18IT
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Harassment; Grievance procedure

The claimant started working for the respondent as an administrative assistant in June 2015. The claimant never received a written contract of employment, nor did she receive any training about the grievance procedures.  The second respondent was employed by the first respondent and was part of the extended family of the ownership of the company.  

The issues leading to the case arose from complaints against the second named respondent and how he interacted with the claimant.  It was alleged that the second respondent referred to the claimant as ‘Big Tits’ to her face as well as saving her as that in his telephone contact list.  The claimant raised a complaint

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This article is correct at 06/06/2022
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