Review of Recent NI Tribunal Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 14 September 2010
Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors
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Highlights this time around are two cases concerned with pregnancy-related matters and one in relation to a claimant trying to challenge a compromise agreement.

1. Michelle McCahon –v- Samuel Wilson Design Associates 6825/09

This case is a harsh reminder to employers in their treatment of pregnant workers. The Claimant in this case was selected for redundancy 13 days after she had advised him that she was pregnant. Not only did the employer no follow any selection procedure or the Statutory Procedure, he also failed to deal with her subsequent grievance raised.

The Respondent insulted the Claimant, who objected to being shouted at, by stating

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Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors

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