Jesuthasan v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham [1998] IRLR 372 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Male part-timer can rely on EOC case

    Date:
    1 June 1998

    In London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham v Jesuthasan the Court of Appeal has ruled that a male part-time worker employed in the public sector was entitled to rely on the 1994 decision of the House of Lords in ex parte Equal Opportunities Commission to claim a redundancy payment and compensation for unfair dismissal in respect of a dismissal occurring before the minimum hours per week qualifications were removed by the Employment Protection (Part-Time Employees) Regulations 1995.

  • Sex discrimination: Part-timer entitled to disapply qualifying hours thresholds

    Date:
    15 April 1998

    In London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham v Jesuthasan, the Court of Appeal holds that a man who worked in the public sector for fewer than 16 hours a week was entitled to claim a redundancy payment and compensation for unfair dismissal in respect of a dismissal occurring before the statutory hours thresholds barring such claims were repealed in 1995.