A Director of Marketing v A Telecom and Electronic Communications Infrastructure support Company [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Redundancy; Gender Discrimination on grounds of pregnancy

The Complainant commenced her employment with the Respondent, a telecom and electronic communications infrastructure support company, in October 2012.  She was given a number of internal promotions and became director of marketing in October 2015.

In 2017, the Complainant took maternity leave and returned to work in February 2018 – during this time she had been replaced by “Mr Xa”, who continued in his employment with the company after the Complainant returned from maternity leave.

On the 1st of November 2018, the Complainant notified the company that she was pregnant. Approximately two weeks afterwards she was made redundant. The Complainant submitted that she was given no notice or

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This article is correct at 27/09/2019

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