Labour Court Decision: Dr Enda Loftus v Martine O’Sullivan EDA1825Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 18 May 2018
This recent Labour Court (the “Court”) decision considered an appeal of an Adjudication Officer’s decision (ADJ-00005793) in accordance with section 83(1) of the Employment Equality Acts 1998 - 2015, overturning that decision and awarding Ms O’Sullivan compensation of €27,500. The case brings to the fore issues surrounding discrimination based on pregnancy, maternity and gender.
Summary and Background Facts
The Complainant, Ms O’Sullivan, submitted that she had been the subject of a discriminatory dismissal based on her gender and family status. The Respondent denied all of the complaints made against him.
Ms O’Sullivan had worked at a medical practice in Mayo since 2006, and
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