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ECJ rules in favour of part-timers' pension rights

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Preston and others v Wolverhampton Healthcare NHS Trust and others (16 May 2000) EOR92A, the European Court of Justice rules that s.2(5) of the Equal Pay Act, which provides that a claimant's entitlement to join an occupational pension scheme is limited to a period which starts to run two years prior to the commencement of equal pay proceedings in connection with the claim, contravenes European Community law.