BT Ward Limited T/A Subway v Sandra Gegeckiene [2016]

  • Decision Number
    EDA1625
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Discrimination; Dismissal

This case involved a claim that the complainant was discriminated against on grounds of race, civil status, family status and gender. She submitted that after she informed her employer that she was pregnant, and requested paid time off, her hours were dramatically reduced. Subsequently, when her three month trial contract of employment terminated she was placed on an additional six month trial period.

Following the completion of this contract, she was dismissed based on the allegations that the respondent had received complaints regarding her work, and that she was less competent than other

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This article is correct at 15/09/2016
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