North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v Potter and others [2009] IRLR 176 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: No requirement for a "single source" under Equal Pay Act 1970

    Date:
    24 March 2009

    In North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v Potter and others [2009] IRLR 176 EAT, the EAT held that, although equal pay comparisons under art.141 must be between individuals whose pay is attributable to a single source, this requirement does not apply to claims brought under the Equal Pay Act 1970, provided that the comparator is in "the same employment" as the claimant within the meaning of the Act.