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Comparative approach still applies

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In (1) Dixon v Rees and (2) Hopkins v Shepherd & Partners the EAT has construed the House of Lords' decision in Webb v EMO Air Cargo as approving the test set out by the Court of Appeal requiring a comparison between the treatment of a pregnant woman and that of a man who also needed to be absent from work.

Mrs Dixon was dismissed from her job as a hair stylist after she became pregnant.