Employment law cases

Pestell v Esselte Meto Ltd [1993] IT/576/93

Reports relating to this case:

  • Maternity returner dismissed for "lack of commitment"

    1 June 1994

    A woman who was dismissed three months after returning from maternity leave for lack of commitment when in contrast a male colleague who lacked commitment was counselled and promoted, was discriminated on grounds of sex, rules a Reading industrial tribunal (Chair V K Leese) in Pestell v Esselte Meto Ltd.