Review of Recent EAT Decision: Pregnancy Dismissal

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 13 December 2011
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Today's EAT review concerns the case of Ann Marie Cuddihy v D S V Solutions Limited, which looks at the unfair dismissal of a pregnant employee.

Case Name: Ann Marie Cuddihy v D S V Solutions Limited

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Pregnancy Dismissal


The claimant commenced employment with the respondent company in September 2009 and in April 2009 she was asked to take over the role of an employee who was out on sick leave. She had previously worked for a recruitment agency and the respondent decided to buy her contract from the agency. She was offered a six month contract and a pay rise but she did not receive any written contract of

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