Kulikaoskas v Macduff Shellfish and Others: EAT 6 Jul 2010

EAT UNFAIR DISMISSAL – Automatically unfair reasons
SEX DISCRIMINATION – Pregnancy and discrimination
Associative discrimination. Whether Employment Tribunal had erred in rejecting Claimant’s claim insofar as he alleged sex discrimination, the circumstances alleged being that he was dismissed because of the pregnancy of his partner (who was also dismissed). On appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the Employment Tribunal had not erred. No relevant claim for associative discrimination existed in these circumstances and the matter did not require to be referred to the European Court of Justice.
[2010] UKEAT 0062 – 09 – 0607

Updated: 28 February 2021; Ref: scu.425010