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  • Refusal to train because female

    Date:
    1 March 1996
    Type:
    Law reports

    A woman who was refused training to acquire skills necessary to carry out a role for which there was a vacancy and who was subsequently dismissed at the end of her apprenticeship was unlawfully discriminated against because a man with her "characteristics and determination" would have been trained and given a trial with a view to taking up the post, rules a Liverpool industrial tribunal in Jackson v North Western Road Car Company Ltd.