Murray v Navy, Army, Air Force Institute [1997] IT/3100459/96

Reports relating to this case:

  • Directive does not allow claim based on family status

    Date:
    1 June 1998

    A Southampton industrial tribunal (Chair: N Jenkinson) in Murray v Navy Army Air Force Institute has ruled that the EC Equal Treatment Directive, which provides that "there shall be no discrimination whatsoever on the grounds of sex, either directly or indirectly, by reference in particular to marital or family status", does not prohibit discrimination on grounds that an applicant has a child.

  • Jurisdiction in overseas claim

    Date:
    1 December 1997

    The Sex Discrimination Act's limitation to employment "at an establishment in Great Britain" does not accord with European Community law, rules a Southampton industrial tribunal (Chair: N Jenkinson) in Murray v Navy Army & Air Forces Institute.