An Accountant v An Accountancy Firm [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Duty of Care owed to an employee

This case was brought before the WRC by the Complainant who claimed that she had no choice but to terminate her contract of employment as a result of the Respondent’s conduct. The Complainant was employed as a Senior Accountant and de facto Office Manager with the Respondent company from 2006 – 2018. The Complainant informed the Respondent of her pregnancy in October 2017.

In February 2018, a series of telephone calls between the Complainant and the Respondent took place in which the Respondent barraged the Complainant resulting in her feeling very distressed and upset. Their relationship deteriorated further when a number of complaints had been made about the Complainant’s work and the

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This article is correct at 16/05/2019

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