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Right to request flexible working

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  • Date:
    1 September 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    Requirement for full time workers justified

    In Fox v Betesh Fox & Co Solicitors a Manchester employment tribunal (Chair: B J Doyle), in a majority decision, finds that the respondent firm of solicitors had objectively justified a requirement for legal secretaries to work full time.

  • Date:
    1 June 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    Full-time working requirement justified

    In Riddle v KLM UK Ltd a Manchester employment tribunal (Chair: B J Doyle) has rejected a claim by an airline in-flight supervisor that she was unlawfully indirectly discriminated against on grounds of sex when she was not allowed to return from maternity leave on a part-time basis.

  • Date:
    1 September 2000
    Type:
    Law reports

    Rejection of flexible working justified for senior executive

    In Sykes v JP Morgan & Co Ltd a London North employment tribunal (Chair: D H Roose) rules that an employer's refusal to agree to flexible working arrangements for a female manager with three children was not sex discriminatory.

  • Date:
    1 March 2000
    Type:
    Law reports

    Full-time working requirement for manager unlawful

    A female manager who resigned because she was not allowed to move from full-time working to part-time working in order that she could look after her children was discriminated against on grounds of sex, rules a London South employment tribunal (Chair: R Rideout) in Feeney v IPC Magazines Ltd.

  • Date:
    1 March 2000
    Type:
    Law reports

    Insistence on full-time working justified

    A head veterinary nurse who was dismissed following her refusal to return to full-time working was not unlawfully discriminated against because the full-time working requirement was justified, rules an Edinburgh employment tribunal (Chair: M W J Macmillan) in Ogilvie v Ross and Hall.

  • Date:
    1 December 1999
    Type:
    Law reports

    Full-time working requirement for manager unlawful

    A female manager who resigned because she was not allowed to move from full-time working to part-time working in order that she could look after her children was discriminated against on grounds of sex, rules a London South employment tribunal (Chair: R Rideout) in Feeney v IPC Magazines Ltd.

  • Date:
    1 June 1998
    Type:
    Law reports

    Refusal to grant part-time work justified

    In Eley v Huntleigh Diagnostics Ltd the EAT has upheld a finding that a requirement that a receptionist continue working full time following her return from maternity leave was objectively justified on grounds of customer continuity.