Macmillan v Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council [1995] IRLR 536 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Unintentional indirect discrimination and EC law

    Date:
    1 November 1995

    In MacMillan v Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (16 June 1995) EOR64D, the EAT holds that the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 does not allow an award of compensation for unintentional indirect discrimination. However, the EAT hints that the statutory bar on such an award does not accord with the Equal Treatment Directive.

  • Sex discrimination: No compensation for unintentional indirect discrimination

    Date:
    1 October 1995

    In MacMillan v Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council, the EAT holds that the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, when properly construed in the context of the Equal Treatment Directive, does not allow an industrial tribunal to award compensation for unintentional indirect sex discrimination.