BT Ward Limited T/A Subway v Sandra Gegeckiene Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
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 workers. They submitted that they feared that they could not dismiss her following her three month
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