Couverture Limited v Katarzyna Wozniczka [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. EDA182
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Discrimination
Issues covered: Section 83(1), Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011; Victimisation

This case involved a claim of victimisation by the complainant. The complainant alleged that she had been dismissed, by the respondent, a day after she had instituted proceedings against them.

The complainant had gone on maternity leave in 2012 and on her return was advised her previous job had been made redundant due to restructuring within the company. She was placed in a new role within the company. However, five months after she took up her new role she demanded her old job back and sent an email to her employer setting out her concerns. A meeting was subsequently arranged at which available employment options were outlined to the complainant.

She was allowed a week to respond to the

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This article is correct at 01/02/2018

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