In Dunn v Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management EAT/0531/10, the EAT held that less favourable treatment accorded to an employee on the ground that she was married to a particular person, rather than because of her marital status per se, amounted to unlawful discrimination on the ground of marriage.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that discrimination on the ground of "marital status" under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 can cover less favourable treatment because the individual is married to a particular person.
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