A v Company B, Company C & D Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant, an au pair, was connected with the third respondent through a website (aupair.com). This allowed for a placement contract to be generated which stated that the respondent had a family of three, two adults (one being an adult son) and a boy aged 17. This was false as the ‘boy’ was 18 at the time. The benefit for the claimant was that she could take language classes. She would be paid £400 ‘pocket money’ per month and to assist the language lessons she could only work a maximum of 20 hours per week. The claimant arrived from Argentina and undertook this work. As an Italian-Argentinian citizen she was able to apply for EU
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