Unfair dismissal when pregnant

Individuals as well as companies can be liable for discrimination as was shown in a recent unfair dismissal case.

Woman made redundant while pregnantIt involved a woman who was awarded £22,000 after being made redundant when she told her boss that she was pregnant. The woman was working at an estate agency when she fell pregnant. The agency was run by one sole director. The director also owned another company.

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Employers’ obligations to employees facing redundancy

The number of people unemployed continues to grow as thousands are made redundant through no fault of their own every month.

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Threat of redundancy

Anybody facing the prospect of redundancy will understandably be worried but it is also important to know your legal rights if it does happen.

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