Calder and another v Rowntree Mackintosh Confectionery Ltd [1993] IRLR 212 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • "Broad brush" explanation for differential

    Date:
    1 May 1993

    In Calder and another v Rowntree Mackintosh Confectionery Ltd (19 February 1993) EOR49A, the Court of Appeal upholds a finding that the employers had satisfied the defence under s.1(3) of the Equal Pay Act by showing that a differential between women twilight-shift workers and male rotating-shift workers was due to the inconvenience of being required to work rotating shifts.