Sir Benjamin Slade Baronet & Anor v Biggs & Others [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Remedies; Uplift; Pregnancy

The claimants in this case notified their employer, the appellant in this case, that they were pregnant. The respondent found that the pregnancies were inconvenient and then instigated action to try and force the claimants out of their employment. The Tribunal at first instance found in favour of the claimants relating to discrimination on grounds of pregnancy, constructive unfair dismissal and a failure to comply with Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.  Both claimants were awarded compensation relating to the claims brought.  The issue arising is that they were given uplifts of 25% relating to the loss of statutory rights vis-à-vis unfair

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This article is correct at 08/12/2021

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