McPherson v Drumpark House [1997] IRLR 277 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contractual status during maternity leave

    1 July 1997

    In McPherson v Drumpark House (28 February 1997) EOR74E, the EAT holds that payment of maternity pay by the employer is no more than neutral as to whether or not the contract of employment subsists during maternity leave.

  • Maternity rights: Maternity pay did not determine subsistence of contract

    1 June 1997

    In McPherson v Drumpark House the EAT holds that the employment contract of an employee who loses her statutory right to return to work after maternity leave does not necessarily subsist during the period when she receives statutory maternity pay.