Ms Bridget Cheasty v Des O’Meara Physical Therapy. ADJ 00036353. Workplace Relations Commission

CourtWorkplace Relations Commission
Date14 November 2022
Hearing Date02 November 2022
Docket NumberADJ 00036353
RespondentDes O’Meara Physical Therapy

In accordance with Section 41 of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015 and/or 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 and to present any evidence relevant to the complaint.


The complainant submitted a complaint under section 21 of the Equal Status Act 2000 which was received by the Workplace Relations Commission on 8th December 2021.

Summary of Complainant’s Case:

The complainant did not attend the hearing which was scheduled for 9.30am on Wednesday 2nd November 2022 in the Workplace Relations Commission Hearing Rooms in Carlow.

Summary of Respondent’s Case:

The respondent attended the hearing to answer the complaint.

Findings and Conclusions:

I deferred the commencement of the hearing until 9.45am to allow the complainant adequate time in case she was delayed.

I am satisfied that the complainant was notified of the time, date and venue for the hearing.

As no evidence was given at the hearing in support of an allegation of discrimination, I conclude the investigation and find against the complainant.


Section 25 of the Equal Status Acts, 2000 – 2015 requires that I make a decision in relation to the complaint in accordance with the relevant redress provisions under section 27 of that Act.

As no evidence was presented to support...

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