McMaster v Perth & Kinross Council - Equal Pay time bar for claims [2008] EAT

Home Helps employed by Perth & Kinross Council claimed they were paid at a lower rate than male manual workers up until February 2005. They had then applied successfully for newly created posts as "social care officers" at increased pay.

They presented equal pay claims in December 2007. These claims were well out of time unless the claimants could show they were employed within the six month period preceding December 2007 in the employment in respect of which they sought to advance their equal pay claims.

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