Redundancy during maternity leave

18 February 2015

When does the duty to offer suitable available vacancy arise?

Lewis Silkin law firm provides an interesting summary of a case where the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)considered when the duty to offera suitable available vacancyarose in respect of a woman on maternity leave whose role became redundant, and whether failure to do so amounted to discrimination.

The summary includes some useful practical implications for employers.