Hardys & Hansons plc v Lax  IRLR 726 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 October 2005
The Court of Appeal has held that the 'range of reasonable responses' test cannot be relied on by an employer seeking to justify an indirect sex discrimination claim. By Linda Farrell.
- 13 September 2005
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering sex discrimination for a refusal to permit the job-share of a full-time role.
- 26 August 2005
In Hardys & Hansons plc v Lax, the Court of Appeal holds that the employment tribunal applied the correct objective justification test for indirect sex discrimination. There was no room for a "range of reasonable responses" test, as in unfair dismissal cases, as far as the employer's attempt at justification for discriminatory treatment was concerned.