R v Secretary of State for Employment ex parte Equal Opportunities Commission [1991] IRLR 493 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Qualifying thresholds justified

    Date:
    1 January 1992

    In R v Secretary of State for Employment ex parte Equal Opportunities Commission EOR41A, the Divisional Court finds that the qualifying thresholds in relation to the rights not to be unfairly dismissed, to compensation for unfair dismissal, and to a redundancy payment are justified under EEC sex discrimination law notwithstanding that they indirectly discriminate against women by excluding part-time workers.