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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination

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  • Date:
    16 September 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Pregnancy discrimination: Stopping bursaries during maternity leave is unlawful discrimination

    In Fletcher and others v Blackpool Fylde & Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust and another, the EAT holds that trainee midwives could bring claims of unlawful sex discrimination against the NHS within s.14 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

  • Date:
    15 September 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sick pay scheme treatment of pregnancy-related illness not discriminatory

    On 8 September 2005, the European Court of Justice ("the ECJ") gave its decision in the case of North Western Health Board v McKenna C-191/03.

  • Date:
    1 May 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Pilot wins flexible working claim

    An employment tribunal has supported the right of a female pilot working for British Airways (BA) to work half-time.

  • Date:
    3 April 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round up

    Sarah Collins of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and advice on what to do about them.

  • Date:
    1 March 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    European Union: ECJ case law round-up

    In our latest round-up of cases from the European Court of Justice, we look at cases on equal pay, maternity leave and equal treatment, the variation of terms relating to early retirement following a transfer of an undertaking, working time and European Works Councils.

  • Date:
    1 February 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Date:
    23 July 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Pregnancy discrimination: Annual and maternity leave mutually exclusive

    In Merino Gomez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA, the European Court of Justice holds that pregnant workers have a dual entitlement to annual leave and maternity leave: pregnant workers must be able to take their annual leave during a period other than their period of maternity leave.

  • Date:
    1 May 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case digest

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Date:
    13 April 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: annual leave coinciding with maternity leave

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: pregnant employees' rights to maternity leave and annual leave.

  • Date:
    1 April 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    ECJ: Ruling on maternity leave and annual leave

    On 18 March 2004, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in case C-342/01: María Paz Merino Gómez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA that a worker must be able to take her annual leave during a period other than her maternity leave. This is the case even if the maternity leave coincides with the general period of annual leave fixed for the entire workforce by a collective agreement.