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Jobshare refusal unlawful

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    Convery v (1) Governors of Rawthorpe C E (C) Infant and Nursery School and (2) Kirklees Metropolitan Council [1998] ET/1800057/1998 (0 other reports)

In Convery v (1) Governors of Rawthorpe C E (C) Infant and Nursery School and (2) Kirklees Metropolitan Council a Leeds employment tribunal (Chair: K J Fletcher) holds that an employer which failed to follow its own jobshare policy unlawfully discriminated against a full-time teacher when it refused her request to return to work on a jobshare basis following maternity leave.

Janet Convery was employed as a full-time teacher at an infant and nursery school on the outskirts of Huddersfield.