Banks v Tesco Stores Ltd and another [1999] ICR 1141 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pregnancy and maternity: Qualifying conditions for SMP do not breach Community law

    Date:
    15 November 1999

    A refusal to pay statutory maternity pay to a woman on maternity leave who did not satisfy all of the conditions of eligibility for such did not constitute sex discrimination contrary to Article 141 of the Treaty of Rome, holds the EAT in Banks v (1) Tesco Stores Ltd (2) Secretary of State for Social Security.