Employment law cases

New Southern Railway Ltd v Quinn [2006] IRLR 266 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Health and safety/maternity rights: 'Avoiding risk' to new and expectant mothers

    7 July 2006

    In New Southern Railway Ltd v Quinn [2006] IRLR 606 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that an employer's duty to take steps to "avoid" risk to a pregnant woman means that the risk should be reduced to its lowest acceptable level - not that it must be removed completely.

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    1 February 2006

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