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Sex discrimination: Dismissal was causally related to pregnancy

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The dismissal of a religious education teacher after it became publicly known that she was pregnant by a Roman Catholic priest was on the ground of her pregnancy, and therefore of her sex, holds the EAT in O'Neill v Governors of St Thomas More RCVA Upper School and another [1996] IRLR 372. Pregnancy always has surrounding circumstances.