Meaning of ‘same employment’ – North v Dumfries and Galloway Council

Darren Newman analyses North v Dumfries and Galloway Council. This content appeared in the August 2013 edition (239) of Equal Opportunities Review.

The Supreme Court holds that 251 classroom assistants could bring equal pay claims citing as comparators employees who worked at different establishments under different terms and conditions. The employment tribunal did not need to consider whether the comparators could feasibly work at the claimants’ establishments, nor the extent to which their jobs would have to change if they did so.

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