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Redundancy after announcing pregnancy two weeks into new job not discriminatory

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    Stevens v Charles Peters Ltd ET/1310672/2010 (0 other reports)

Stevens v Charles Peters Ltd ET/1310672/2010

sex discrimination | unfair dismissal | pregnancy

An unfortunate situation arose for this small employer when a recruitment consultant was made redundant after she had informed it, just two weeks into her new job, that she was pregnant. She claimed sex discrimination and unfair dismissal after seeing an advert shortly after her redundancy stating that the company was seeking recruitment consultants.