European Employment Law Cases

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2019/31 Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave to the level of maternity pay is not sex discrimination (UK)

Keywords Sex Discrimination
Authors Richard Lister
Author's information

353713 Richard Lister
Richard Lister is a Managing Practice Development Lawyer at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      In two appeal cases considered jointly, the Court of Appeal (CA) has ruled that it is not direct or indirect sex discrimination, nor a breach of equal pay rights, to provide enhanced pay for maternity leave and statutory pay only for shared parental leave (SPL).

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