In Chaudhary v British Medical Association the Court of Appeal will consider
the principles governing compensation for the loss of a career in
discrimination claims. The appeal is against an award of £761,867 for race
Merino Gomez, a Spanish reference to the ECJ, raises the issues of maternity
leave and holiday entitlements under the Working Time Directive. In particular,
if the holiday is fixed in advance (such as the shutdown of a factory over the
Christmas or summer holidays) and falls in the maternity leave period, is the
employee entitled to take the equivalent period of holiday when she returns?