Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd [1988] IRLR 249 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Job evaluation must be "analytical" to defeat equal value claim

    Date:
    1 July 1988

    In Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd (30.3.88) EOR20B, the Court of Appeal holds that in order to defeat an equal value claim on grounds that the jobs in question have been evaluated as unequal, the employer must show that the work of the woman and the work of her male comparator have been rated as unequal under an analytical job evaluation.

  • Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd [1988] IRLR 249 CA

    Date:
    1 June 1988

    In Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd [1988] IRLR 249 CA, the Court of Appeal held that, in order for s.2A(2)(a) of the Equal Pay Act to apply, the employer must show that the work of the woman and the work of her male comparator have been rated as unequal under an analytical job evaluation - ie one which measures the demands made on each worker under headings such as effort, skill and decision.