Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust v Abbott and others [2006] IRLR 546 CA

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.

  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust v Abbott and others

    Date:
    19 May 2006

    In Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust v Abbott and others [2006] IRLR 546 CA, the Court of Appeal in an equal pay case has held that, in choosing a group of employees to act as comparators in a claim of indirect sex discrimination, the whole advantaged group should be chosen where possible and a section of the advantaged group should not be arbitrarily excluded.