Fletcher and others v Midland Bank plc [1997] IRLR 233 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Transfer of undertakings: Limitations on part-timers' pension claims compatible with EC law

    Date:
    1 April 1997

    The six-month time limit for bringing claims under the Equal Pay Act 1970, and the two-year limitation on the retrospective recovery of compensation under that Act, are compatible with the Community law right of part-time workers not to suffer indirect sex discrimination in relation to the grant of access to an occupational pension scheme, holds the Court of Appeal in Preston and others v Wolverhampton Healthcare Trust and another and Fletcher and others v Midland Bank plc.