Angestelltenbetriebsrat Der Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse v Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse: ECJ 20 May 1999

Where two groups worked doing similar work, but one had superior qualifications, those qualifications could justify a pay differential. They were not to be treated as doing the same work.


Times 20-May-1999, C-309/97, [1999] EUECJ C-309/97, [2000] ICR 1134




Council Directive 75/117/EEC on the approximation of laws relating to equal pay for men and women., EC Treaty Art 234

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CitedMatthews and others v Kent and Medway Towns and Fire Authority and others HL 1-Mar-2006
Retained or part-time firefighters sought parity of working conditions with full time firefighters.
Held: The retained firefighters’ appeal succeeded (Lords Carswell and Mance dissenting). The test was whether the part-time and full time . .
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Discrimination, European

Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.77799