Brunnhofer v Bank der Österreichischen Postsparkasse AG [2001] IRLR 571 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: case law update

    Date:
    2 March 2007

    This article looks at some of the significant judgments in the area of equal pay over the past year and their implications.

  • Equal value update

    Date:
    1 May 2003

    Kate Godwin charts the recent developments on equal pay and reports on key equal value cases.

  • Equal pay: Objective justification for unequal pay

    Date:
    15 September 2001

    In Brunnhofer v Bank der osterreichischen Postsparkasse AG1 the European Court of Justice rules that in comparing the pay of men and women for the purposes of an equal pay claim, the fact that the employees concerned are classified in the same job category under a collective agreement is not in itself sufficient to lead to a conclusion that they perform the same work or work of equal value.