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

London Underground discriminated against single mother

This report relates to 1 case(s)

  • expand disabled

    Edwards v London Underground Ltd (No. 2) [1995] IT/04813/93 (0 other reports)

Following remittal from the EAT to reconsider the issue of the pool for comparison, a differently constituted London North industrial tribunal (Chair: E M Prevezer) in Edwards v London Underground Ltd (No.2) comes to the same result as the original tribunal and rules that new rostering arrangements introduced as part of a £10 million cost-saving plan indirectly discriminated against a female train operator, who was a single parent. In the tribunal's view, the proportion of female operators who could comply with the new arrangements (95.6%) was "considerably smaller" than the proportion of male operators (100%).