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Woman sacked, man demoted, for same misconduct

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    Hume v Compass Services (UK) Ltd [1994] IT/1061/94 (0 other reports)

A woman who was dismissed for sexual misconduct while her male partner was demoted for the same misconduct, was unlawfully discriminated against, rules an Aberdeen industrial tribunal (Chair: D I Morgan) in Hume v Compass Services (UK) Ltd.

Stewardess Samantha Hume and her partner, Alistair Keith, a chef manager, were employed by catering company Compass Services (UK) Ltd on an offshore rig, Sedco 704.