Evesham v North Hertfordshire Health Authority and Secretary of State for Health [1999] IRLR 155 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: Successful applicant had to "mirror" her comparator on incremental pay scale

    Date:
    15 March 1999

    A female employee who had established that her work as a speech therapist was of equal value to that of her comparator, a clinical psychologist, was entitled to be paid on the appropriate scale at the particular point that he had reached, and to progress up that scale at the same rate as him, holds the EAT in Evesham v North Hertfordshire Health Authority and Secretary of State for Health; Enderby v Frenchay Health Authority and Secretary of State for Health; Hughes v West Berkshire Health Authority and Secretary of State for Health.

  • Operation of equality clause

    Date:
    1 March 1999

    In Evesham v North Hertfordshire Health Authority and Secretary of State for Health the EAT has ruled that the terms of a successful equal value complainant should mirror those of her comparator. She is not entitled to be placed at a point on the comparator's pay scale as is appropriate for her own service.