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Jing Xian Li v David L’Estrange T/A L’Estrange & Co. [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 2153/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007; Maternity Leave; Alternative Employment; Redundancy

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

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This article is correct at 28/08/2012

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