Forster v Cartwright Black [2004] IRLR 781 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Time off for dependants: Entitlement not intended as compassionate leave

    Date:
    26 November 2004

    In Forster v Cartwright Black, the EAT holds that the statutory right to time off for dependants contained in s.57A(1)(c) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 does not include sickness absence caused by a bereavement.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    21 September 2004

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: minimum periods of parental leave; and the right to time off for dependants.