Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 76 (Mar)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Wilkie QC, Mr K Young and Mr D Lambert

Judgment Dates: 6 March 2002


Employment - Continuity - Period of continuous employment - Calculation - Applicant taking part in employer's child break scheme after maternity leave - Redundancy calculation based on service after return from break - Whether calculation amounting to unlawful deduction of wages - Whether period of break should be included in computing period of employment - s 212.

The Case

An arrangement between the applicant employee and the respondent employee that the applicant should participate in a child break scheme, allowing her to spend an extended amount of time with her child after maternity leave, amounted to an arrangement within s212(3)(c) of the and was to be taken into account when computing her period of continuous employment.

Practice Areas

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