Dismissal of Temporary Working During Pregnancy

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 November 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

The Equality Commission has reported this week on another successful pregnancy discrimination case in which they supported the claimant. Does this case mean that it is not okay to terminate the contract of the temporary worker if they are pregnant even though the contract is at an end?

Seamus: I think the question, probably we received this question just as the case came in. The case was a number of weeks ago, just for clarity in case listeners think that there's been just another case there. But it's the case of, and I hope I'm saying this right, the Gruzdaite against McGrane Nurseries Ltd.

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This article is correct at 01/11/2019
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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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