Burrett v West Birmingham Health Authority [1994] IRLR 7 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dress rule not discriminatory

    Date:
    1 March 1994

    In Burrett v West Birmingham Health Authority (8 October 1993) EOR54D, the EAT rules that a female nurse was not treated less favourably by being required to wear a nurse's cap which she found demeaning, even though male nurses were not required to wear a cap.

  • Sex discrimination: Cap requirement not discriminatory

    Date:
    1 January 1994

    In Burrett v West Birmingham Health Authority the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's decision that a female nurse, disciplined for refusing to wear a starched linen cap which male nurses did not have to wear, was not treated less favourably on grounds of sex.