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Trouser bar unlawful

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    Owen v the Professional Golf Association [2000] ET/1303043/98 (1 other report)

    • Offensive and demeaning opinions unlawful

      Date:
      1 March 2000

      A female manager subjected to incidents of offensive and demeaning opinions about, or language used in respect of women, including the expression of an opinion in conversation that certain professional women golfers are "dykes and lesbians", was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex, holds a Birmingham employment tribunal (Chair: A J McCarry) in Owen v The Professional Golf Association.

A female manager who resigned after being ordered home to change from her trouser suit into a skirt, was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex, holds a Birmingham employment tribunal (Chair: A J McCarry) in Owen v the Professional Golf Association.