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Case of the week: Returning to the 'same job' after maternity leave

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This week's case of the week, provided by Allen & Overy, covers the right to return to the same job after maternity leave.

Blundell v St Andrews Catholic Primary School

When is a job not the same job? That was the question considered in Blundell v St Andrews Catholic Primary School, where for the first time the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the criteria to be used when assessing what exactly amounts to the 'same job' under the Maternity and Parental Leave Regulations 1999.