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Redundancy selection criteria

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  • Fair to dismiss for redundancy on grounds of pregnancy

    Date:
    1 November 1986
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council v Brown (21.7.86) EOR10B, the EAT rules that a woman who is selected for redundancy on ground of being pregnant is not dismissed on ground of pregnancy. They also hold that it was fair to select the respondent for redundancy and not offer alternative employment because she was pregnant.

  • Part-timers first redundancy policy held not discriminatory

    Date:
    1 May 1985
    Type:
    Law reports

    Kidd v DRG (UK) Ltd (EAT, 8.2.84) EOR1A reaches the extraordinary conclusion that a redundancy procedure where part-time workers were dismissed first did not have a disproportionate impact upon married women compared with single women or upon women compared with men.

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