Ryder v Warwickshire County Council [1999] ET/1301481/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • Women win equal pay ... three years after winning their case

    Date:
    1 April 2002

    Warwickshire County Council have agreed to pay out almost £1m to 85 women who worked in schools across Warwickshire, three years after they won their equal pay case. The council had appealed against the tribunal's decision but have now decided to drop the appeal and pay back pay to the women.

  • Productivity bonus no defence to unequal pay

    Date:
    1 March 2000

    In Ryder and others v Warwickshire County Council and others, upholding an equal pay claim from female school catering and cleaning staff paid less than male comparators doing equivalent work, a Birmingham employment tribunal (Chair: A J McCarry) rejects the employer's genuine material factor defence based on productivity.