Keaveney v Trikon Travel

CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal (Ireland)
Judgment Date16 July 1999
Judgment citation (vLex)[1999] 7 JIEC 1603
Date16 July 1999

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Keaveney v Trikon Travel


Unfair dismissal - Fas training course - Pregnancy -Whether employer was Fas or respondent - Whether dismissal on grounds of pregnancy

Claimant approached respondent as she was concluding a FAS training course. She was interviewed for a job by Ms Costello. She commenced employment in June 1997 and paid weekly by the respondent. She left on 17 January 1998 to have a baby on the 25th January and after her maternity leave was over was informed that her job was gone. Respondent claimed that the claimant was all the time working on a FAS Training Scheme. The Tribunal determined that the claimant was employed by the respondent and that her dismissal was unfair and on grounds of being pregnant. Awarded £600.

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