Case Number: ADJ-00007945. Workplace Relations Commission

CourtWorkplace Relations Commission
Docket NumberADJ-00007945
Date05 July 2018
Hearing Date15 February 2018
PartiesDiane Casey V Kingdom Investments Limited T/a The Heights Hotel
RespondentKingdom Investments Limited T/a The Heights Hotel


Adjudication Reference: ADJ-00007945





Diane Casey

Kingdom Investments Limited T/a The Heights Hotel


Una Glazier-Farmer B.L. instructed by Conor Myles, Solicitor



Complaint/Dispute Reference No.

Date of Receipt

Complaint seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under Section 21 Equal Status Act, 2000



Date of Adjudication Hearing: 15/02/2018

Workplace Relations Commission Adjudication Officer: Orla Jones


In accordance with Section 41 of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015 and Section 25 of the Equal Status Act, 2000, following the referral of the complaint to me by the Director General, I inquired into the complaint and gave the parties an opportunity to be heard by me and to present to me any evidence relevant to the complaint.


The complainant, referred a complaint under the Equal Status Acts, 2000-2015 to the Workplace Relations Commission on the 27th of March 2017. It is alleged that the complainant, along with members of her family, was refused access to the respondent’s bar and restaurant on the 27th of November, 2016. The complainant submits that the refusal of access took place due to the fact that they are members of the Traveller community.

In accordance with his powers under section 75 of the Employment Equality Acts, 1998-2015 and under the Equal Status Acts, 2000-2015, the Director delegated the case to me Orla Jones, an Adjudication/Equality Officer, for investigation, hearing and decision and for the exercise of other relevant functions of the Director under III of the Equal Status Acts, 2000-2015. Written submissions were received from both parties. As required by Section 25(1) and as part of...

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