Hardman v Mallon t/a Orchard Lodge Nursing Home  IRLR 516 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
- 21 February 2003
In Hardman v Mallon, t/a Orchard Lodge Nursing Home, the EAT holds that a failure to carry out a risk assessment in respect of a pregnant employee as required by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 amounts to unlawful sex discrimination. This is because carrying out a risk assessment is one of the ways in which a woman's biological condition during and after pregnancy is given special protection.
- 2 July 2002
This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering redundancy rights and risk assessment.
- 1 July 2002
In Hardman v Mallon t/a Orchard Lodge Nursing Home (25 March 2002), the EAT rules that a failure to carry out a risk assessment in respect of a pregnant woman is to be regarded as discrimination based on pregnancy, and automatically sex discriminatory.