Sola Fajembola v BT Ireland [2013]

  • Case Reference
    DEC-E2013-009
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Sickness and Absence, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disciplinary process; Maternity leave; Calculation of sick leave absence

The complainant in this case was subject to two disciplinary processes although only one was raised as part of her complaint.  She complained that the precautionary suspension applied to her was discriminatory but the Equality Officer found that the respondent had been operating within its disciplinary policy.  The complainant also complained that the application of one of those disciplinary processes to her was discriminatory in nature as others could also have been involved in the alleged forgery but they, who differed in race, were not investigated.  This aspect of her claim

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This article is correct at 17/05/2013
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