Davies v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council [1999] IRLR 769 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: Principle of equal pay applies to union training courses

    Date:
    1 December 1999

    An employer contravened the principle of equal pay for equal work contained in Article 141 of the Treaty of Rome when it paid a part-time employee who attended a full-time union training course her normal part-time pay rather than payment for the hours actually spent attending the course, holds the EAT in Davies v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

  • Equal pay for time off

    Date:
    1 November 1999

    In Davies v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (15 September 1999) EOR88D, the EAT rules that a part-time worker who was given time off to attend a full-time trade union course was entitled under European law to be paid as if she were a full-time worker.

  • Equal pay law means that part-time workers are entitled to full pay for full-time safety rep training

    Date:
    1 November 1999

    In Davies v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) uses EC equal pay law to rule that an employer has to pay a trade union health and safety representative for all five days of a training course, even though it employs her on a part-time basis.