Mellor v The MFG Academies Trust [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    1802133/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Sex Discrimination; Harassment

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a teacher.  The claimant commenced a period of maternity leave in 2018 and returned to work in January 2019.  At that point she continued to breastfeed her child.  As a result, the claimant’s partner was permitted to bring the baby into the school for the claimant to breastfeed.  She became pregnant again and had another period of maternity leave returning in September 2020.   It was a shorter period of maternity but the claimant did outline that she felt it would be an easier transition by virtue of being at the beginning of the academic term.

The claimant made a flexible working application based upon her return

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This article is correct at 27/04/2022
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