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Man wins court case over 'Ladies Night'

2016-04-13 HKT 13:16
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  • The Court ruled in favour of a man who complained that a ladies night promotion was discriminatory. File photo: RTHK
    The Court ruled in favour of a man who complained that a ladies night promotion was discriminatory. File photo: RTHK
A man who claims to have been the target of discrimination by a club that offered ‘ladies night’ discounts has won a legal case against the owners.

However, lawyers say the legal implications of District Court decision is unclear in the absence of any legal argument in court over the case. The accused did not turn up for Wednesday's hearing at which the provisional judgement was made.

The Equal Opportunities Commission had helped the man bring the case to court, arguing that the club violated the Sex Discrimination Ordinance by making male customers pay significantly more than women to obtain the same services in July 2014.

The court has ordered the company which owns the Karaoke bar and disco to compensate the man, but the amount has yet to be decided.


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Last updated: 2016-04-13 HKT 17:54