Stevenson v JM Skinner & Co EAT/0584/07

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: No obligation to communicate risk assessment findings in writing

    11 June 2008

    In Stevenson v JM Skinner & Co EAT/0584/07, the EAT held that an employer complied with its statutory duty to carry out a risk assessment in relation to a pregnant employee when it addressed her concerns at meetings with her and, taking account of all the circumstances, evaluated and agreed the relevant risks.

  • Stevenson v JM Skinner & Co EAT/0584/07

    17 April 2008

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the requirement to assess the safety risks to a pregnant employee is met by recording the risks then passing on the findings of the assessment orally to the employee.