Employment law cases

Allen v Cannon Hygiene Ltd [1994] EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Objective rather than subjective test

    1 December 1994

    Where an employee was told that a decision to transfer her was taken because she was a woman, the employers could not avoid a finding of sex discrimination by showing that the true reason for their decision was her unsatisfactory performance, rules the EAT in Allen v Cannon Hygiene Ltd.