In this well-publicised case, easyJet's refusal to limit the shift lengths of two cabin crew who were breastfeeding led to awards for indirect sex discrimination totalling almost £35,000.
Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Services Ltd v Donaldson, regarding the provision of childcare vouchers during maternity leave.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly we discuss how employers should manage mothers returning to work when they are continuing to breastfeed their babies.
Practical guidance on dealing with requests for time off for antenatal care, including the right for fathers and partners to attend appointments.
Practical guidance on managing an employee who is absent due to sickness during pregnancy, including avoiding pregnancy and maternity discrimination; statutory sick pay; calculating SMP; and when maternity leave will be triggered by pregnancy-related absence.
Use this pregnancy and maternity workflow when an employee informs you that she is pregnant.
Use this pregnancy and maternity workflow when you have an employee who is a new mother or breastfeeding.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pregnant workers and new mothers.