Glasgow City Council and others v Marshall and others [2000] IRLR 272 HL

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.

  • Equal value update

    Date:
    1 May 2003

    Kate Godwin charts the recent developments on equal pay and reports on key equal value cases.

  • Absence of discrimination conclusive

    Date:
    1 May 2000

    In Glasgow City Council and others v Marshall and others (3 February 2000) EOR91B, the House of Lords rules that an employer who proves the absence of sex discrimination, direct or indirect, is under no obligation to prove a "good" reason for a pay disparity in order to satisfy the defence under the Equal Pay Act.

  • Equal pay: Pay disparity need not be justified in absence of sex discrimination

    Date:
    1 March 2000

    An employer is not obliged to justify a variation in pay or conditions between a woman and men employed on like work, work rated as equivalent or work of equal value if the employer has proved the absence of direct or indirect sex discrimination, holds the House of Lords in Glasgow City Council and others v Marshall and others.