Woman refused 5pm finish wins 185,000 pounds payout
Alice Thompson wanted to work shorter hours to pick her daughter up from nursery, but ended up resigning. The former agent spent tens of thousands of pounds pursuing永利官网app下载 the case against her former employer.
She was awarded 185,000 pounds by an employment tribunal and this week told the BBC it was "a long, exhausting journey".
The tribunal ruled she had suffered indirect sex discrimination when the firm refused to consider her request.
Ms Thompson was a successful sales manager at a small independent estate agents in central London before she became pregnant in 2018. "I'd put my heart and soul into 永利官网app下载an estate agency career for more than a decade," she told BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.