Levez v TH Jennings (Harlow Pools) Ltd [1996] IRLR 499 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Firms likely to face claims for sizeable back payments

    Date:
    21 January 2003

    Government consultation setting a six-year limit for equal pay compensation does not go far enough and is likely to be challenged by the European Court of Justice.

  • In court 1999

    Date:
    1 January 2000

    Our 10th annual round-up of court and tribunal cases concerning pensions and retirement issues encompasses 38 judgments. Last year saw some important decisions, but fewer cases overall than in recent years.

  • Equal pay: Legality of backdated compensation limit referred to European Court of Justice

    Date:
    1 September 1996

    In Levez v TH Jennings (Harlow Pools) Ltd, the EAT decides, by a majority, to refer a question to the European Court of Justice on whether the provision in the Equal Pay Act 1970 which permits an award of arrears of remuneration or damages only in respect of the two-year period prior to the issue of the claim is contrary to Community law.

  • Equal pay damages limit referred to ECJ

    Date:
    1 September 1996

    In Levez v TH Jennings (Harlow Pools) Ltd (24 June 1996) EOR69D, the EAT asks the European Court of Justice whether the two-year retrospective limit on damages under the Equal Pay Act accords with European Community law.