Barlow v Southwark London Borough Council [2001] All ER (D) 360 (Oct) EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pregnant fixed-term workers gain protection of the law

    1 December 2001

    In a landmark ruling, a worker was unlawfully dismissed even though she hid her pregnancy at interview and was unable to fulfil most of her contract. Plus cases on when sickness-related dismissal will be safe from disability discrimination claims, and how not to conduct an unfair dismissal settlement.