The employment tribunal found that an employer had failed to respond to the formal right to request flexible working by an employee who had returned from maternity leave and that she had been forced to resign because of the uncertain situation in which this left her.
A table listing the required contents of a flexible working request.
A table listing the requirements in relation to a change in terms and conditions of employment for a flexible working request.
A table listing the permissible grounds for rejection of a flexible working request.
In Commotion Ltd v Rutty, the EAT holds that it was open to the employment tribunal to find that an employee's formal application under the right to request flexible working satisfied step one of the statutory grievance procedure where it was presented after the refusal of an informal flexible working request.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering requests to job share.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the right to request flexible working.