Richardson v Pure Escape Limited (in voluntary liquidation) 
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
This complaint was originally lodged on the family status ground. The Equality Officer stated that claims relating to pregnancy are relevant to the gender ground.
The complainant was employed on a six month probationary contract for 20 hours per week with an hourly rate and the facility to earn commission on the sale of products and treatments. The complainant asserted that shortly after she started working she informed her employer that she was pregnant with twins. According to the Decision the parties dispute the start and end dates of her probationary period.
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