Equal Pay Act limit set aside
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Levez v TH Jennings (Harlow Pools) Ltd (No.2)  IRLR 764 EAT (2 other reports)
In Levez v TH Jennings (Harlow Pools) Ltd (No.2) and Hicking v Basford Group Ltd (in receivership) EOR88C, the EAT holds that the two-year limit on back pay in s.2(5) of the Equal Pay Act 1970 contravenes Article 119 of the EC Treaty and must be set aside. Successful equal pay complainants can claim back pay for up to six years from the date proceedings were commenced.