Sharp v Caledonia Group Services Ltd [2006] IRLR 4 EAT

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 pay: Genuine material factor must be justified by objective criteria

    Date:
    17 February 2006

    In Sharp v Caledonia Group Services Ltd, the EAT holds that the employment tribunal erred in finding that the difference between the claimant's pay and that of her comparator was due to a genuine material factor that was not the difference of sex.

  • Equal pay: case law update

    Date:
    3 February 2006

    We review recent significant equal pay cases and their implications. Developments of note include the application of the "single source" test to comparators within an employment unit, and a reference to the ECJ on whether use of length of service as a pay system criterion requires specific objective justification.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 February 2006

    Bess Sturman and Richard Port of Addleshaw Goddard outline the latest legal rulings and explain what you need to know to avoid tribunals.