Grimsby Carpet Co Ltd v Bedford [1987] IRLR 438 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pregnancy-connected incapability justifies fair dismissal

    1 November 1987

    In Grimsby Carpet Co Ltd v Bedford (9.7.87) EOR16D, the EAT holds that dismissal of a woman rendered incapable of adequately doing her work because of a pregnancy-related illness falls within the exception to the general principle that pregnancy-related dismissals are automatically unfair.