Sex discrimination > Direct discrimination
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relating to the case: Brown v McAlpine & Co Ltd EATS/0009/05.
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Sex Discrimination: Refusal of part-time hours after maternity leave justified
Source: IRS Employment Review Date:
In Brown v McAlpine & Co Ltd, the EAT holds that the tribunal had taken the correct approach in determining the discrimination issue, namely, by considering whether the decision not to offer job-sharing was justified at the time, not by considering whether the steps taken by the employer to find a job-share partner were reasonable.
In the courts
Source: Equal Opportunities Review Date:
This month's round-up of decisions on discrimination from the appeal courts.