A Care Worker v Care Services Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
A recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), A Care Worker v Care Services ADJ-00019285, reminds us of the strong legal protections in relation to pregnancy.
The employee in question worked as a care worker on a full time basis. According to the employee, she was in discussions with her employer about obtaining a 27 hour week contract in a community worker role, and was told that she would be offered this position, which she was pleased about.
On the 23rd August 2018, at a one to one meeting with her team leader, the team leader congratulated the employee on her new position and confirmed the contract had come through. At this meeting, the employee informed the team
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