Phillips v Cox t/a The Chaseley Rest Home [1996] IT/68443/95

Reports relating to this case:

  • Woman not a GOQ for nursing home cleaning job

    Date:
    1 December 1996

    In Phillips v Cox t/a The Chaseley Rest Home, rejecting the argument that being a woman was a genuine occupational qualification (GOQ) for the post of cleaner in a predominantly female rest home, a Manchester industrial tribunal (Chair: A F W Woolley), holds that the refusal to consider a male applicant for the post was unlawful sex discrimination.