"Special treatment" for women in connection with pregnancy or childbirth must be proportionate
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v de Belin  IRLR 448 EAT (2 other reports)
sex discrimination | pregnancy and maternity leave | redundancy
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that "special treatment" afforded to a woman in connection with pregnancy or childbirth under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 must constitute a proportionate means of achieving the legitimate aim of compensating her for the disadvantages occasioned by pregnancy or maternity leave.