SECTION 26(4) , EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACT, 1977
(REPRESENTED BY THE IRISH BUSINESS AND EMPLOYERS' CONFEDERATION)
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(REPRESENTED BY O'GRADY SOLICITORS)
Chairman: Mr McGrath
Employer Member: Mr Pierce
Worker Member: Mr Walsh
1. Time limit.
2. The Labour Court investigated the above dispute on 6th March, 1997. The following is the Court's decision:-
The Court is satisfied that reasonable grounds have been given by the employee as to why a reference of this dispute was not lodged within the time limit stipulated under Section 26(4) of the Employment Equality Act, 1977.
Accordingly the necessary arrangements will be made to have the matter investigated by the Court.
Signed on behalf of the Labour Court
21st March, 1997______________________
Enquiries concerning this Decision should be addressed to Fran Brennan, Court Secretary.