Employee can be discriminated against because of marriage to particular person
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Dunn v Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management EAT/0531/10 (1 other report)
Doubt was cast on this decision almost immediately by the EAT in Hawkins v Atex Group Ltd and others  IRLR 807 EAT, the decision in which was handed down just after the ruling in this case.
sex discrimination | marital status | victimisation
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) 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.