Leanne Matthews v Sandisk International Limited [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 331/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007; Maternity Leave; Constructive Dismissal and Protective Leave


The claimant began employment as an office administrator with the respondent company, Sandisk International Limited, in or around 2006/2007. In early 2009, the claimant informed the respondent that she was pregnant and began her protective leave under the Maternity Protection Acts 1994 and 2004 on 3 August 2009.

Shortly before the end of her protective leave which was due to end on the 29 January 2010, the claimant’s solicitor wrote to the respondent alleging that due to the behaviour of the respondent the claimant had no option but to consider herself constructively dismissed.

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This article is correct at 13/11/2012

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