Smith v Avdel Systems Ltd [1994] IRLR 602 ECJ

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.

  • ECJ rules on pension discrimination

    Date:
    1 December 1994

    The European Court of Justice has handed down its rulings in six cases on issues relating to sex equality and occupational pension schemes in light of the decision in Barber v Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Group EOR32A.

  • Levelling-down permitted

    Date:
    1 November 1994

    In Smith v Avdel Systems Ltd (28 September 1994) EOR58D, the European Court of Justice rules that once equality has been achieved, harmonisation of pension ages can be downwards by increasing the women's age to that of men.