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Sex discrimination: Failure to notify employee on maternity leave of job vacancy was not sex discrimination

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In Johal v Equality and Human Rights Commission EAT/0541/09, the EAT held that the employer's failure to inform an employee on maternity leave of a job vacancy was not an act of sex discrimination.

Key points

  • An employee did not suffer unlawful sex discrimination when her employer failed to notify her of an internal job vacancy while she was on maternity leave.