Clymo v Wandsworth London Borough Council [1989] IRLR 241 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Discrimination: Refusing jobshare may not be sex discrimination

    Date:
    10 May 1989

    In Clymo v Wandsworth London Borough Council the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's decision that the council did not indirectly discriminate against an employee when it turned down her application to jobshare on her return from maternity leave.

  • Refusal to permit job share not discriminatory

    Date:
    1 May 1989

    In Clymo v Wandsworth London Borough Council (17.1.89) EOR25B, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that the council's refusal to let a branch librarian share her job after returning from maternity leave fell neither within any of the definitions of unlawful sex discrimination by employers in s.6 nor within any of the limbs of the definition of indirect discrimination in s.1(1)(b).