The Supreme Court widens scope for equal pay comparisons – Employment Law Blog

Posted June 28th, 2013 in education, employment, equal pay, news, Supreme Court by tracey

“The question of when equal pay claimants can rely upon comparators employed at different establishments on common terms and conditions under s.1(6) Equal Pay Act 1970 (and now, s.79(4) Equality Act 2010) has long generated an inordinate amount of heat, not light. A unanimous Supreme Court (Lady Hale giving the single judgment) has now cleared away some of the fog of confusion in North v Dumfries and Galloway Council [2013] IKSC 45. In the process, it has overturned both the EAT and the Court of Session Inner House.”

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Employment Law Blog, 27th June 2013