Brown v Rentokil Ltd  IRLR 445 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 September 1998
In Brown v Rentokil Ltd (30 June 1998) EOR81A, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the EC Equal Treatment Directive precludes dismissal of a female worker during her pregnancy because of absences due to incapacity for work caused by illness resulting from that pregnancy.
- 1 August 1998
The EC Equal Treatment Directive precludes dismissal of a female worker at any time during her pregnancy for absences owing to pregnancy-related illness, rules the European Court of Justice in Brown v Rentokil Ltd.