Harvest Town Circle Ltd v Rutherford [2001] IRLR 599 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Statistics and approach used to assess disparate impact inadequate

    Date:
    1 October 2001

    In Harvest Town Circle Ltd v Rutherford, the EAT remits the question of whether the age limit of 65 on the right to claim unfair dismissal or a redundancy payment is indirectly discriminatory on grounds of sex.

  • Age exclusion appeal remitted

    Date:
    1 September 2001

    In Harvest Town Circle Ltd v Rutherford the EAT has allowed an appeal against a finding that the exclusion of employees age 65 and over from the right not to be unfairly dismissed or to receive a redundancy payment is indirectly discriminatory against men and contrary to Article 141 of the EU Treaty.