Coote v Granada Hospitality Ltd [1998] IRLR 656 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Post-employment victimisation protected

    Date:
    1 November 1998

    In Coote v Granada Hospitality Ltd (22 September 1998), the European Court of Justice has ruled that the EC Equal Treatment Directive requires that there must be a remedy for ex-employees who are victimised by their former employer, by not providing a reference to a prospective employer, because they brought sex discrimination proceedings.

  • Sex discrimination: Ex-employees must have legal remedy against victimisation

    Date:
    15 October 1998

    The EC Equal Treatment Directive requires member states to provide judicial protection for those whose former employers react to their bringing claims of sex discrimination against them during their employment by refusing their requests for a reference, rules the European Court of Justice in Coote v Granada Hospitality Ltd.