Kelly v Liverpool Maritime Terminals Ltd [1988] IRLR 310 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contractual right to return after maternity leave lost through illness

    Date:
    1 September 1988

    In Kelly v Liverpool Maritime Terminals Ltd (21.1.88) EOR21J, the Court of Appeal holds that a woman on maternity leave lost her contractual right to return to work when she failed to return on the due date, even though she sent in medical certificates to cover her absence.