Allen v Primark Stores Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 57
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Family Friendly Rights
Issues covered: Flexible Working; Sex Discrimination

The claimant worked as a department manager for the respondent.  In November 2019 the claimant went on a period of maternity leave and on her return she sought flexible working arrangements.  She outlined that, as she had sole responsibility for her child, she would need flexibility, especially considering that the respondent had a policy where department managers had to be available to work late shifts.   The respondent did provide some flexibility but could not allow the claimant to have the Thursday late shift off.

There were 6 department managers in the particular store. Two of the department managers were able to work the Thursday evening shift. One, a man, had

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This article is correct at 20/04/2022
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