Job evaluation

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  • Can an employer defend an equal value claim on the basis that it has carried out a job evaluation scheme?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Unison's equality-proofed pay and grading structure

    Date:
    5 October 2009
    Type:
    Case studies

    Following the creation of Unison in 1993 and the legacy of five different sets of terms and conditions, the union set about equality-proofing its pay structure for staff, and harmonising terms and conditions. This case study charts the obstacles that were overcome and details the new pay structure.

  • Case study: Relaunching reward at Aspire Housing

    Date:
    14 January 2008
    Type:
    Case studies

    Job evaluation has been central to the wholesale relaunch of reward at Aspire Housing. It was designed to provide a transparent and cost-effective system linking pay to corporate values.

  • Eleventh hour job evaluation can knock out equal value claim

    Date:
    1 May 1990
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Dibro Ltd v Hore and others (22 January 1990) EOR31F, the EAT holds that an employer's job evaluation is admissible in evidence at any time up until the final hearing of an equal value complaint.

  • Job evaluation must be "analytical" to defeat equal value claim

    Date:
    1 July 1988
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd (30.3.88) EOR20B, the Court of Appeal holds that in order to defeat an equal value claim on grounds that the jobs in question have been evaluated as unequal, the employer must show that the work of the woman and the work of her male comparator have been rated as unequal under an analytical job evaluation.

  • Job evaluation does not have to be "analytical" to defeat equal value claim

    Date:
    1 November 1987
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bromley and others v H & J Quick Ltd (28.7.87) EOR16A, a majority of the EAT holds that s.1(5) of the Equal Pay Act 1970 does not require a job evaluation scheme to be "analytical" and that whether a job evaluation relied upon by an employer for the purpose of defeating an equal value claim was discriminatory is a matter for determination by the industrial tribunal.

  • Discriminatory job evaluation schemes

    Date:
    1 January 1987
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Rummler v Dato-Druck (1.7.86) EOR11B, the European Court of Justice rules that the EEC Equal Pay Directive does not preclude the use in job evaluation schemes of factors such as physical effort which favour one sex, provided the system does not discriminate overall on grounds of sex.