Department for Work and Pensions v Thompson [2004] IRLR 348 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Department for Work and Pensions v Thompson

    Date:
    1 June 2004

    In Department for Work and Pensions v Thompson [2004] IRLR 348 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a workplace dress code that requires men to wear a collar and tie and women to dress appropriately to a similar standard may not be discriminatory on the grounds of sex.

  • EAT gets shirty with Jobcentre

    Date:
    1 February 2004

    A legal ruling that decided a man working for Jobcentre Plus had been treated less favourably because he was required to wear a collar and tie to work has been overturned after an appeal.

  • Case round-up: constructive dismissal claims; and discriminatory dress codes

    Date:
    20 January 2004

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: constructive dismissal claims; and discriminatory dress codes.