P&O European Ferries (Dover) Ltd and another v Iverson EAT/322/98

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Denial of full pay to suspended pregnant seafarer was directly discriminatory

    1 August 1999

    A pregnant employee of a ferry company, who was suspended from working on board ship in accordance with Regulations precluding those with specified medical conditions, including pregnancy, from working at sea, suffered direct sex discrimination when she did not receive full pay during the period of her suspension, holds the EAT in P&O European Ferries (Dover) Ltd and another v Iverson.