Jones v University of Manchester [1993] IRLR 218 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Identifying the "pool" for comparison

    Date:
    1 April 1993

    In Jones v University of Manchester the Court of Appeal considers for the first time how a tribunal should define the "pool" of people upon which it should base its calculation of whether a requirement imposed by an employer indirectly discriminates against one sex.

  • Pool cannot be subdivided

    Date:
    1 March 1993

    In Jones v University of Manchester (21 December 1992) EOR48A, the Court of Appeal rules that the correct pool for comparison in an indirect discrimination case is those persons who satisfy all the relevant criteria apart from the requirement being challenged as indirectly discriminatory.