Jackson v North Western Road Car Company Ltd [1995] IT/55185/94

Reports relating to this case:

  • Refusal to train because female

    Date:
    1 March 1996

    A woman who was refused training to acquire skills necessary to carry out a role for which there was a vacancy and who was subsequently dismissed at the end of her apprenticeship was unlawfully discriminated against because a man with her "characteristics and determination" would have been trained and given a trial with a view to taking up the post, rules a Liverpool industrial tribunal in Jackson v North Western Road Car Company Ltd.