Employment law cases

Nelson v Carillion Services Ltd [2003] IRLR 428 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay/sex discrimination: Indirect discrimination burden of proof lies on employee

    5 September 2003

    In Nelson v Carillion Services Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that the burden of proof in indirect sex discrimination cases should be approached in the same way irrespective of whether a case is brought under Article 141 (previously 119) of the EC Treaty of Rome, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 or the Equal Pay Act 1970.