Bossa v Nordstress Ltd and another [1998] IRLR 284 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Free movement trumps overseas exclusion

    Date:
    1 July 1998

    In Bossa v Nordstress Ltd and another (2 March 1998) EOR80C, the EAT rules that the provisions of the Race Relations Act 1976 excluding a complaint relating to employment outside Great Britain must be disapplied where there is a conflict with the right to freedom of movement established by article 48 of the EC Treaty.

  • Article 48 overrides RRA exclusion

    Date:
    1 June 1998

    The overseas employment exclusion in the Race Relations Act is not compatible with the directly-effective provisions relating to free movement of workers in article 48 of the EC Treaty, the EAT has ruled in Bossa v Nordstress Ltd and another.

  • Race discrimination: Provision of Race Relations Act incompatible with EC law

    Date:
    15 April 1998

    In Bossa v Nordstress Ltd and another, the EAT holds that an industrial tribunal has jurisdiction to determine an Italian national's complaint that, because of his nationality, he was denied an interview in this country for a job based in Italy.