Equality Act 2010 construed to give civil partners equal accrued pension benefits to married couples
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Walker v Innospec Ltd and others ET/2411316/11 (0 other reports)
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) overturned this employment tribunal decision. The EAT held in Innospec Ltd v Walker and another  IRLR 334 EAT that the Equality Act 2010 does not breach EU law by denying a couple in a civil partnership accrual of benefits to which married couples were entitled under a pension scheme.
Walker v Innospec Ltd and others ET/2411316/11
Equality Act 2010 | civil partnerships | survivor's pension
The employment tribunal held that the Equality Act 2010 failed to provide the required protection under EU law for a couple in a civil partnership who were denied accrual of benefits to which married couples were entitled under a pension scheme.