Newstead v Department of Transport and HM Treasury [1985] IRLR 299 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sexually discriminatory compulsory pension contributions referred to European Court

    Date:
    1 July 1985

    In Newstead v Department of Transport and HM Treasury (EAT, 19.3.85) EOR2B, the European Court of Justice is asked to rule on whether requiring an unmarried male civil servant to make a pension contribution for a widow's pension where women civil servants are not required to make an equivalent contribution for a widower's pension offends against EEC discrimination law.