Civil partners' spouses not entitled to pension benefits accrued before December 2005
This report relates to 1 case(s)
O'Brien v Ministry of Justice (No.2); Innospec Ltd v Walker  IRLR 1005 CA (0 other reports)
O'Brien v Ministry of Justice (No.2); Innospec Ltd v Walker  IRLR 1005 CA
Equality Act 2010 | civil partnerships | survivor's pension
The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT decision that survivors' pensions do not have to take into account civil partners' pension benefits accrued before the introduction of civil partnerships on 5 December 2005.
UPDATE: The Supreme Court published its full judgment in this case on 12 July 2017. See Walker v Innospec Ltd and others  SC 47 SC for a law report on the judgment and guidance on the implications for employers.