Shared parental leave: Failure to enhance and discrimination: uncertainty reigns

Rebecca McGuirk and Anna Scott consider the second ruling in less than a month on whether enhancing maternity pay but not shared parental leave (SPL) pay constitutes sex discrimination against men ‘If enhanced pay continues beyond the ordinary maternity leave period into additional maternity leave, it is arguable that the purpose of the additional leave …
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Cases Referenced

  • Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali [2018] UKEAT/0161/17
  • Essop & ors v Home Office (UK Border Agency); Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] UKSC 27
  • Hextall v The Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police [2018] UKEAT/0139/17
  • Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Rutherford [2006] UKHL 19