Grant v South - West Trains Ltd [1998]

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  • Created on: 21-03-20 00:07

When G, whose employer, S, allowed travel concessions to employees' spouses and persons of the opposite sex with whom employees had been in a meaningful relationship for at least two years, brought a complaint before an industrial tribunal in respect of S's refusal to grant concessions for her female partner, the tribunal made a reference to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling on whether the refusal amounted to discrimination in breach of the Treaty of Rome 1957 Art.119 and Council Directive 75/117. The questions which fell to be determined were:

(1) whether the condition that, to be eligible for travel concessions, the employee must live in a stable relationship with a person of the opposite sex amounted to…


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