Poplawska v Moore Cleaning Services [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal (EQT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Gender; Disability; Dismissal during protected period

The complainant began her employment with the respondent in January 2009. By July that year she was pregnant and on extended sick leave running directly into her period of maternity leave. There was a dispute as to when, and indeed, whether the respondent had been informed of her pregnancy. The respondent ultimately issued her with her P45 indicating that she had ceased her employment on 19 July 2009. The Equality Officer found that the complainant had informed the respondent of her pregnancy at the appropriate time and was unconvinced by the assertions of the respondent that she had terminated her employment by not attending work. The complainant’s allegations of discrimination on the

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This article is correct at 29/10/2013

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