Jing Xian Li v David L’Estrange T/A L’Estrange & Co. Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 2153/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation, Policies and Procedures
This appeal against the Recommendation of the Rights Commissioner, involved a claimant’s position in audit, in the respondent accounting firm, becoming redundant while she was on maternity leave without the offer of an alternative position.
Due to the decrease in the volume of work, there was a requirement for redundancies. The respondent gave evidence of a request for a meeting with the claimant in July, but that this had been refused since the claimant was away. It was at this point, the claimant informed the respondent of her intention to return to work in August. The claimant first became aware of her redundancy on receipt of a letter notifying her that her position had been made
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