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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust v Abbott and others

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equal pay | failure to pay bonuses | comparators

In Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust v Abbott and others [2006] IRLR 546 CA, the Court of Appeal in an equal pay case has held that, in choosing a group of employees to act as comparators in a claim of indirect sex discrimination, the whole advantaged group should be chosen where possible and a section of the advantaged group should not be arbitrarily excluded.

The claimants were domestic staff at two hospitals.