South Ayrshire Council v Morton [2002] IRLR 256 CS

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal value update

    Date:
    1 May 2003

    Kate Godwin charts the recent developments on equal pay and reports on key equal value cases.

  • On appeal: Equal pay, stress and clear covenants

    Date:
    30 April 2002

    Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Sue Nickson, partner and head of employment law at Hammond Suddards Edge, looks at the issues, including equal pay, stress and clear covenants.

  • Equal pay: Teacher can compare pay with that in another authority

    Date:
    15 April 2002

    In South Ayrshire Council v Morton, the Inner House of the Court of Session holds that a teacher could compare her pay with an employee in another local authority for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

  • Wide scope for equal pay comparison

    Date:
    1 March 2002

    In South Ayrshire Council v Morton (14 February 2002), the Inner House of the Court of Session has ruled that an equal pay claim does not have to be confined to the claimant's own employer.