A Care Worker v Care Services [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00019285
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Pregnancy Discrimination; Constructive Dismissal

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

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This article is correct at 13/01/2020
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Alison Martin
DWF

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