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Women entitled to sick leave after maternity leave

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In McClenaghan and Rice v British Shoe Corporation Ltd a Belfast industrial tribunal (Chair: E McBride) has held that it was discriminatory not to allow women access to sick leave and sick pay when they were unable to return to work due to illness after the expiry of their statutory maternity leave.

Both applicants were employed as sales assistants.