Anna Olejniczak v The Docklands Partnership [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Family Status; Conditions of Employment

This is a typical case of a complainant suffering detriments at the end of her maternity leave. She had worked for the employer from September 2005 until she took maternity leave in June 2008. Despite a conflict of evidence, the Tribunal accepted that she returned from Poland in January 2009 to be told that there was not enough work for her to resume her employment. She did return to work in June 2009 for a matter of months until the business closed in August 2009, but on significantly reduced hours compared to other workers.

The Tribunal referred to Council Directive 2002/73/EC and the

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This article is correct at 24/01/2013

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