Employment Equality Act, 1977

Amendment of section 1 of Act of 1974.

29.—Section 1 of the Act of 1974 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following after the definition of “the Court”:

“‘dismissal’ shall be taken to include the termination by an employee of her contract of employment with her employer (whether prior notice of the termination was or was not given to the employer) in circumstances in which, because of the conduct of the employer, the employee was or would have been entitled to terminate the contract without giving such notice, or it was or would have been reasonable for her to do so, and ‘dismissed’ shall be construed accordingly;”.