Being a woman was a genuine occupational qualification for the post of regional manager with "a specialist ladies' lingerie retailer", rules a Reading industrial tribunal (Chair: M C Craft) in Rowson v Contessa (Ladieswear) Ltd.
Rejecting the defence that being a woman was a "personal services" genuine occupational qualification for the post, a Nottingham industrial tribunal (Chair: D R Sneath) in Moult v Nottinghamshire County Council rules that it was unlawful to refuse an application from a man for a teaching post on women-only courses run by an all-women organisation.
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