Archive for August 12th, 2010

An investment banker claiming £13.5 million after she was made redundant following maternity leave has won her case for sex discrimination. The tribunal found bosses made assumptions about her ability to work and travel as a young mother, claiming during redundancy consultations that she would not be able to “put in the hours”.  The tribunal concluded: “Had … a fair procedure been adopted in redundancy selection it is more than likely she would have retained her job.”  The irony of this case is that the claimant was only promoted to Vice President after she had told them she was pregnant!  Read the full story on This is London  http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23865944-banker-seeks-pound-135-million-after-losing-her-job-because-of-baby.do

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