Review of Recent EAT Decision: Redundancy Selection and Pregnancy

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 22 December 2011
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Today's EAT review concerns the case of Evechen Bleakley v Omniplex Holdings Limited (UD 1026/2010), an HR employee dismissed for redundancy whilst pregnant. Readers may wish to compare this case with Ann Marie Cuddihy v DSV Solutions Limited which was reviewed last week.

Case Name: Evechen Bleakley v Omniplex Holdings Limited (UD 1026/2010)

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter:
Selection for Redundancy; Pregnancy Related Dismissal


The claimant commenced employment with the respondent company in 2005 as a HR Manager whose role it was to travel between the various company sites to deal with HR matters that arose. As the workload of the company

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David Fagan
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