Harrison v Aryma Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant had resigned from her job following receipt of a letter outlining that her employment be terminated on the basis of a settlement agreement. The claimant alleged that this came on foot of the news that she was pregnant and there was history of detrimental treatment to those who were pregnant or other maternity related factors. This centred upon Section 111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996. It must be noted that there is no equivalent of this section in Northern Irish legislation. Section 111A outlines that for the purposes of any unfair dismissal claim, there is confidentiality of any negotiations before the termination of employment.
On this point, the
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