Review of Recent EAT Decision - Pregnancy Related Dismissal

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 11 April 2011
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Today's EAT review concerns Hazel Cosgrove v Kellor Services (Irl) Limited (UD 884/2009) and involves the redundancy or otherwise of an HR professional claimant, where problems allegedly started after pregnancy.

Case Name: Hazel Cosgrove v Kellor Services (Irl) Limited (UD 884/2009) 

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997 TO 2007; Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 TO 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 TO 2005

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Pregnancy Related Dismissal


The claim under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997 to 2007 was one of constructive dismissal and therefore, the onus was on the Claimant to show that her resignation was justified.

The Claimant commenced

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