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Analogy between menstruation and pregnancy

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    Ellis v Bedfordshire County Council [1993] IT/18675/92 (0 other reports)

An analogy can be drawn between menstruation and pregnancy in that dismissal for absence due solely to menstruation might constitute unlawful discrimination, but where menstruation is only one of a number of factors there must be a comparison with how a man would be treated in analogous circumstances, says a Bedford industrial tribunal (Chair: C Tribe) in Ellis v Bedfordshire County Council.

Joan Ellis was employed as a word processor operator.