Degnan and others v Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council [2005] IRLR 615 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: case law update

    Date:
    3 February 2006

    We review recent significant equal pay cases and their implications. Developments of note include the application of the "single source" test to comparators within an employment unit, and a reference to the ECJ on whether use of length of service as a pay system criterion requires specific objective justification.

  • Equal pay: Attendance allowance is part of single term with basic pay and bonus

    Date:
    16 September 2005

    In Degnan and others v Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, the Court of Appeal holds that an attendance allowance paid to male comparators on work rated as equivalent to that of female employees constituted a single term of their contract for the purpose of comparison with the women's terms under the Equal Pay Act 1970.