Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v de Belin  IRLR 448 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
Sex discrimination: Special treatment of employee on maternity leave resulted in unlawful discrimination against male colleague
- 22 October 2011
In Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v de Belin  IRLR 448 EAT, the EAT held that a male employee was discriminated against on the grounds of sex when he was selected for redundancy after a colleague on maternity leave was automatically given the highest possible score in respect of one of the selection criteria.
- 1 May 2011
Joanne Magill, associate, and Claire Benson and Ceri Hughes, managing associates, at Addleshaw Goddard detail the latest rulings.
- 7 April 2011
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that "special treatment" afforded to a woman in connection with pregnancy or childbirth under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 must constitute a proportionate means of achieving the legitimate aim of compensating her for the disadvantages occasioned by pregnancy or maternity leave.