Specialarbejderforbundet i Danmark v Dansk Industri, acting for Royal Copenhagen A/S [1995] IRLR 648 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Comparing pay of male and female groups

    Date:
    1 November 1995

    In Specialarbejderforbundet i Danmark v Dansk Industri, acting for Royal Copenhagen A/S (31 May 1995) EOR64C, the European Court of Justice rules that a mere difference in average pay between predominantly male and predominantly female groups of pieceworkers employed on work of equal value does not establish sex discrimination with regard to pay.

  • Equal pay: Piece-work systems must observe equal pay principles

    Date:
    1 July 1995

    The principle of equal pay for men and women under Article 119 of the Treaty of Rome and the EC "Equal Treatment" Directive applies to piece-work pay schemes, confirms the European Court of Justice in Specialarbejderforbundet i Danmark v Dansk Industri, acting for Royal Copenhagen A/S.