Here we list a selection of key cases on family-friendly rights, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers.

Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 17 Sep 2014

Shuter v Ford Motor Company | Employment Tribunal | 30 Jul 2014

C.D v S.T | European Court of Justice | 18 Mar 2014

Lyons v DWP Job Centre Plus | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 14 Jan 2014

Kulikaosakas v MacDuff Shellfish | Court of Session | Jan 2012

Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v De Belin | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 6 Apr 2011

Nixon v Ross Coates Solicitors | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 6 Aug 2010

Roca Álvarez v Sesa Start España ETT SA | European Court of Justice | 30 Sep 2010

Simpson v Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 27 Aug 2010

Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling these notes, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.​

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