Employers warned not to 'count out' women on maternity leave
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Visa International Service Association v Paul  IRLR 42 EAT (2 other reports)
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has issued a sobering reminder to employers not to 'count out' employees who are on maternity leave by failing to notify them of internal vacancies.
In Paul v Visa International Service Association, the EAT ruled that Visa's failure to notify an employee on maternity leave of an internal vacancy amounted to a breach of mutual trust and confidence, and the employer was also found liable for victimisation.