Whiffen v Milham Ford Girls' School [2001] IRLR 468 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Redundancy policy discriminatory

    Date:
    1 June 2001

    In Whiffen v Milham Ford Girls' School the Court of Appeal has ruled that a redundancy selection policy whereby staff on fixed-term contracts were dismissed first amounts to indirect sex discrimination.

  • Sex discrimination: Employer failed to justify policy of making fixed-term employees redundant first

    Date:
    15 May 2001

    A school's governing body failed to justify the requirement imposed by the school's redundancy policy that, whatever their length of service, staff on fixed-term contracts could not qualify for the redundancy avoidance selection process, holds the Court of Appeal in Whiffen v Milham Ford Girls School and another.

  • Discrimination against fixed-term workers

    Date:
    1 May 2001

    In Whiffen v Milham Ford Girls' School (22 March 2001), the Court of Appeal rules that a redundancy selection policy whereby staff on fixed-term contracts were dismissed first amounts to indirect sex discrimination.