Enhanced Maternity Benefit Not DiscriminatoryPosted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 18 June 2020
With leave and pay considerations at the forefront of employers’ minds, Deirdre Crowley and Denise Moran of Matheson consider the highly anticipated UK Supreme Court decision in Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police (Hextall) which found that there is no discrimination, direct or indirect, where an employer pays enhanced maternity benefit to a woman but does not pay enhanced parental leave pay to men. In this article, they also consider the Irish position regarding “topping up” maternity leave pay where paternity leave pay is not enhanced and offer their insight into current market practice and client trends in this area.
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