SECTION 77(6), EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACT, 1998
G. CAPOCCI TAKEAWAY / FAST-FOOD
(REPRESENTED BY ANNE MCKENNA, SOLICITOR)
- AND -
(REPRESENTED BY MICHAEL E. HANAHOE, SOLICITORS)
Chairman: Mr Flood
Employer Member: Mr Pierce
Worker Member: Ms Ni Mhurchu
1. Time limit.
2. The Labour Court investigated the above matter on the 8th June, 2001 in accordance with Section 77(6) of the Employment Equality Act, 1998.
The Court was presented with a detailed submission by the Employee outlining the reasons why the dispute was not lodged within the required time scale, including medical and domestic reasons.
The Court, having considered the written submissions made by the parties, is satisfied that exceptional grounds have been shown by the Employee, as to why a reference of this dispute was not lodged within the time limit as stipulated in the Act.
Signed on behalf of the Labour Court
21st June, 2001______________________
Enquiries concerning this Decision should be addressed to Larry Wisely, Court Secretary.