Tina McKevitt, solicitor and lecturer in law, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on disability discrimination.
In Blundell v The Governing Body of St Andrew's Catholic Primary School and another EAT/0329/06 the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a teacher returning to work following maternity leave was not entitled to return to the same class that she had been teaching when her maternity leave began.
This week's case of the week, provided by Allen & Overy, covers the right to return to the same job after maternity leave.
In Blundell v The Governing Body of St Andrew's Catholic Primary School and another EAT/0329/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered the right to return to the same job after maternity leave.
The High Court has found that the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, as amended, does not give full effect to the revised EC Equal Treatment Directive, in Equal Opportunities Commission v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (12 March 2007).
This week's case of the week, provided by Osborne Clarke, covers the burden of proof in discrimination cases.
Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering pregnancy discrimination.
In New Southern Railway Ltd v Quinn  IRLR 606 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that an employer's duty to take steps to "avoid" risk to a pregnant woman means that the risk should be reduced to its lowest acceptable level - not that it must be removed completely.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pregnancy and maternity discrimination.