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Halfpenny v IGE Medical Systems Ltd [1996] IT/6910/96

Reports relating to this case:

  • Refusal to keep job open not sex bias

    1 March 1997

    A refusal to hold a woman's job open for her beyond her statutory maternity leave, extended by four weeks on medical grounds, was not unlawful sex discrimination, rules a Manchester industrial tribunal (Chair: D M Kloss) in Halfpenny v IGE Medical Systems Ltd.