This is a preview. To continue reading, register for free access now. Register now or Log in

Directive not enforceable against 100% State-owned company

This report relates to 1 case(s)

  • expand disabled

    Doughty v Rolls-Royce plc [1992] IRLR 126 CA (0 other reports)

In Doughty v Rolls-Royce plc (19 December 1991) EOR42B, the Court of Appeal interprets Foster v British Gas plc to hold that the appellant could not rely on the Equal Treatment Directive to challenge her dismissal based on a discriminatory retirement age, notwithstanding that the State was the sole shareholder in the company at the relevant time.