British Telecommunications plc v Roberts and Longstaffe [1996] IRLR 601 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Refusal of jobshare was not direct discrimination

    Date:
    1 November 1996

    In British Telecommunications plc v Roberts and Longstaffe, the EAT holds that a request to jobshare after maternity leave is not covered by the special protection accorded to women during pregnancy and maternity leave.

  • Post-maternity jobshare not protected

    Date:
    1 November 1996

    In British Telecommunications plc v Roberts and Longstaffe (2 May 1996) EOR70D, the EAT rules that a request to jobshare after maternity leave is not covered by the special protection accorded to women during pregnancy and maternity leave.