Patricia O’Brien v National Hardware Ltd [2013]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2013-105
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Access to Employment, Pregnancy, Withdrawal of Offer of mployment

On 6 January 2011 the complainant applied for a post of graphic designer to cover maternity leave and on 9 January 2011 when she was offered the post she informed the employer that she was pregnant.  The offer of employment was revoked allegedly because of the complainant’s unavailability.  The post was re-offered to the complainant although the complainant asserts that the terms had altered. 

 

The Equality Officer accepted the complainant’s evidence that the offer of employment was withdrawn after the complainant informed the employer that she was pregnant.  He also

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This article is correct at 23/06/2016
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