Employment law cases

Brunnhofer v Bank der Österreichischen Postsparkasse AG [2001] IRLR 571 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: case law update

    2 March 2007

    This article looks at some of the significant judgments in the area of equal pay over the past year and their implications.

  • Equal pay: Objective justification for unequal pay

    15 September 2001

    In Brunnhofer v Bank der osterreichischen Postsparkasse AG1 the European Court of Justice rules that in comparing the pay of men and women for the purposes of an equal pay claim, the fact that the employees concerned are classified in the same job category under a collective agreement is not in itself sufficient to lead to a conclusion that they perform the same work or work of equal value.