Dovile Geidrikaite v Falls Hotel [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Whether a dismissal occurred; Dismissal while pregnant; Late introduction of victimisation allegations,

This case relates to the detriment suffered by the complainant after she informed her supervisor that she was pregnant.  The complainant worked as a receptionist in the hotel and later in the spa area from May 2009.  In April 2010 she informed her supervisor that she was pregnant.  Her supervisor told her that at 7 weeks pregnant it was a bit early to inform the General Manager.  However, two days later the complainant was informed that no hours were available to her and she did not work in the employment again.  Twenty hours were given to a part-time worker in July/August that year which would have been offered to the complainant had she not “proceeded down another

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This article is correct at 17/05/2013

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