Law reports

R v Secretary of State for Employment ex parte Seymour-Smith and Perez [1995] IRLR 464 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Two-year qualifying threshold is discriminatory

    Date:
    1 September 1995

    The two-year qualifying threshold for an unfair dismissal complaint indirectly discriminates against women, and is therefore incompatible with the EC "Equal Treatment" Directive, declares the Court of Appeal in R v Secretary of State for Employment ex parte Seymour-Smith and Perez.