Jacqueline Donnelly v Plumbing Trade Supplies Ltd t/a Spendlove C.Jebb [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    582/13
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination

The claimant claimed that she had been automatically unfairly dismissed for a reason relating to her maternity leave, contrary to Article 131 of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996. Secondly, the claimant claimed this decision was informed by unlawful discrimination on the grounds that the claimant had exercised her right to maternity leave, contrary to Article 5A of the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976 (as amended). Thirdly, and in the alternative, the claimant also claimed that her dismissal was unfair in the “ordinary” sense under Article 126 of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996.

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This article is correct at 17/04/2014
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