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Identified for redundancy because of IVF absence

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    Robinson v London Borough of Greenwich [1994] IT/7195/93 (0 other reports)

A woman whose absence resulting from IVF treatment was treated as part of her sickness record for redundancy purposes was unlawfully discriminated against on the grounds of sex, rules an Ashford industrial tribunal (Chair: G W Davies) in Robinson v London Borough of Greenwich.

Amy Robinson was employed as a psychiatric social worker (PSW) by the London Borough of Greenwich in its Child Guidance Unit (CGU).