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Mother dismissed for refusing to work shifts

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    Cowley v South African Airways [1999] ET/2303937/98 (0 other reports)

A woman who was dismissed for refusing to work two 16-hour shifts back-to-back because of her childcare responsibilities, was indirectly discriminated against holds a Reading employment tribunal (Chair: J R Hardwick) in Cowley v South African Airways.

Annette Cowley commenced employment with South African Airways in 1988 and in January 1996 was appointed to the cargo department as a full-time cargo officer.