Review of Recent EAT Decision - Dismissal on Grounds of Political Opinion

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 27 April 2011

Today's EAT review concerns the case of Jacqueline Kelly v South East Broadcasting Co Limited (UD1596/2009), where a journalist was dismissed due to the employer's concerns over her political affiliations and perceived independence or lack of it.

Case Name: Jacqueline Kelly v South East Broadcasting Co Limited (UD1596/2009)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1997 TO 2007 (the “Acts”)

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Dismissal on grounds of political opinion.


Facts

The claimant was employed as a part time producer on the respondent’s current affairs radio programme from September 2007. She had run

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