A female employee who resigned when her employer unjustifiably refused to move her from a full-time to a jobshare or other part-time working arrangement on return from maternity leave was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex, rules a Birmingham employment tribunal (Chair: D Mellor) in Lowe v Peter Bainbridge Optometrist.
The materials and information included in the XpertHR service are provided for reference purposes only. They are not intended either as a substitute for professional advice or judgment or to provide legal or other advice with respect to particular circumstances. Use of the service is subject to our terms and conditions.
Reed Business Information Limited trading as XpertHR is an Appointed Representative of Abbey Protection Group Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.