McClenaghan and Rice v British Shoe Corporation [1994] IT/2688/91

Reports relating to this case:

  • £8,000 injury to feelings award for maternity leaver

    Date:
    1 December 1994

    In McClenaghan and Rice v British Shoe Corporation Ltd a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: E McBride) awards £11,455 compensation, including £8,000 for injury to feelings, to a maternity leaver who suffered "severe depression" following her dismissal when illness prevented her from returning to work within the statutory period.

  • Women entitled to sick leave after maternity leave

    Date:
    1 December 1993

    In McClenaghan and Rice v British Shoe Corporation Ltd a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: E McBride) has held that it was discriminatory not to allow women access to sick leave and sick pay when they were unable to return to work due to illness after the expiry of their statutory maternity leave.