McPherson v Rathgael Centre for Children and Young People and Northern Ireland Office (Training Schools Branch) [1991] IRLR 206 NICA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Grading error no defence

    Date:
    1 May 1991

    In McPherson v Rathgael Centre for Children and Young People and Northern Ireland Office (Training Schools Branch) (5 December 1990) EOR37A, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal rules that it is not a defence to an equal pay claim for the employer to show that the reason the applicant is paid less than her comparator is due to a genuine error.