Updated to include information on Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd, a personal injury case that may have implications for discriminatory behaviour by employees towards colleagues or third parties.
The employment tribunal held that the Equality Act 2010 failed to provide the required protection under EU law for a couple in a civil partnership who were denied accrual of benefits to which married couples were entitled under a pension scheme.
Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.
In Training Commission v Jackson (22 January 1990) EOR31E, the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's finding that the restriction under ET of childcare payments to "lone parents" was unjustifiable indirect discrimination on grounds of married status.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to indirect marriage and civil partnership discrimination.