Corcoran Engineering v Martin [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Discriminatory Treatment, Unfair Dismissal; Gender


The complainant in this case was a secretary with 11 years' service with the respondent employer. At the time that her employment ended, she was job sharing working an alternate three day, two day fortnight. In 2007, she went on maternity leave for a second time. She filled out the maternity benefit (MB10) form on June 21st, setting out the date of commencement of leave as August 15th and a date of return to work of February 15th, 2008. 

A representative of her employer signed and stamped the form. Around the first week of February 2008, the complainant called into

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This article is correct at 28/02/2012

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