Miscarriage Comment Not Discriminatory - Warby V Wunda Group

Author:Thomas Eggar's Employment Team
Profession:Thomas Eggar
 
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Ms Warby fell out with her manager over pay. They each accused the other of lying about what had been agreed. But the manager took this one step further by accusing Ms Warby of also having lied about her pregnancy and miscarriage. Ms Warby claimed direct sex discrimination and harassment. The employment tribunal rejected her claims. It said that the reason the manager had raised the miscarriage issue was to support his claim that Ms Warby was lying about what she believed the pay arrangements to be. It was not harassment on grounds of her pregnancy. Thomas Eggar LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under registered number OC326278 whose registered office is at The Corn Exchange, Baffin's Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1GE (VAT number 991259583). The word 'partner' refers to a member of the LLP, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications. A list of the members of the LLP is displayed at the above address, together with a list of those non-members who are designated as partners. Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Lexcel and Investors in People accredited. Thomas Eggar LLP is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Services Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity which is broadly the advising on...

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