Hilton International Hotels (UK) Ltd v Kaissi [1994] IRLR 270 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Maternity notification rules and unfair dismissal

    Date:
    1 July 1994

    In Hilton International Hotels (UK) Ltd v Kaissi (23 February 1994) EOR56C, the EAT holds that a woman on maternity leave whose contract of employment continues can be unfairly dismissed, even if she has failed to comply with the statutory notification requirements laid down by the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act.

  • Maternity rights: Employee with no right to return unfairly dismissed

    Date:
    1 June 1994

    The contract of an employee who is on maternity leave may continue during her absence, even if she has failed to comply with the statutory notice requirements and so has no right to return to work, confirms the EAT in Hilton International Hotels (UK) Ltd v Kaissi.