Brown v Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council [1988] IRLR 263 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pregnancy is unfair redundancy selection criterion

    Date:
    1 July 1988

    In Brown v Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (21.4.88) EOR20F, the House of Lords holds that selection of a woman for redundancy because she is pregnant and will require maternity leave is dismissal for a reason connected with pregnancy and automatically unfair.