Rummler v Dato-Druck GmbH [1987] IRLR 32 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Discrimination: Discriminatory job evaluation schemes

    Date:
    31 March 1987

    In RummIer v Dato-Druck GmbH, the European Court of Justice rules that a job evaluation scheme which falls to take into account criteria for which workers of each sex may show particular aptitude may be in breach of EEC sex discrimination law.

  • Discriminatory job evaluation schemes

    Date:
    1 January 1987

    In Rummler v Dato-Druck (1.7.86) EOR11B, the European Court of Justice rules that the EEC Equal Pay Directive does not preclude the use in job evaluation schemes of factors such as physical effort which favour one sex, provided the system does not discriminate overall on grounds of sex.