Berrisford v Woodard Schools (Midland Division) Ltd [1991] IRLR 247 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dismissal of unmarried pregnant school matron not discriminatory

    Date:
    1 July 1991

    In Berrisford v Woodard Schools (Midland Division) Ltd (6 March 1991) EOR 38E, the EAT holds that a woman was not dismissed by reason of pregnancy where it was not the fact of pregnancy as such that her employers objected to, but the adverse example it conveyed together with her unmarried status.