London Underground Ltd v Edwards (No.2) [1998] IRLR 364 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Meaning of "considerably smaller" proportion

    Date:
    1 July 1998

    In London Underground Ltd v Edwards (No.2), the Court of Appeal holds that a female train driver who was unable to comply with new rostering arrangements imposed by her employer was indirectly discriminated against on the ground of her sex.

  • Disparate impact test

    Date:
    1 July 1998

    In London Underground Ltd v Edwards (No.2) (21 May 1998) EOR80A, the Court of Appeal upholds a finding that a rostering system requiring an early morning start had an adverse impact on women, even though only one of 21 women train drivers positively complained about the arrangements.