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Successful boys would "fit in"

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Bishop v The Cooper Group plc a London South industrial tribunal (Chair: E R Donnelly), hearing "alarm bells" when told that the successful male candidates for apprenticeships in a wholly male environment would "fit in", rules that a teenage girl was turned down because of her sex.

Karen Bishop applied to join Coopers Thames Ditton, a BMW franchise-holder in Surrey, as an apprentice in June 1992.