Discriminatory Dismissal – Award of 6 Months Salary for Pregnancy Dismissal

In the case of A Community Development Officer v A Family Resource Centre the Complainant (employee) alleged that she as dismissed on the grounds of gender due to pregnancy. The Complainant commenced employed as a part-time Community Development / Family Support worker on 1st November 2016. At the commencement of [...]

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Parental Leave Bill 2013 – Proposed Sharing of Maternity Leave

The Government recently published the Parental leave Bill on 10th July 2013. The Bill will amend Part II of the Maternity Protection Act 1994 and the Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004 in order to provide for both maternity and paternity leave for parents of a newborn child. The following changes [...]

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