Couverture Limited v Katarzyna Wozniczka Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. EDA182
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Discrimination and Equality
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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