Quarterly Review of Equality Law from JCJ

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 26 June 2012 Issues covered:

Employment and Equality experts, Jones Cassidy Jones, have agreed to write a quarterly report on equality law developments that will impact in Northern Ireland and beyond.

Today's article has been written by Joanne White and covers raised by the following:

1. Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust

2. HM Land Registry v Benson & Others


The issue of cost in the context of justifying discrimination remains a controversial one. In Cross v British Airways plc [2005] IRLR 423, the EAT in a case of indirect sex discrimination held that an employer cannot rely solely on considerations of cost but may be permitted to put cost into the balance

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