Grundy v British Airways Plc - the disadvantaged can be the pool for comparison in equal pay cases - Court of Appeal 23.10.07

Mrs Grundy worked as support cabin crew (SCC) for British Airways. The SCC scheme ended in 1994; thereafter there were full and part-time cabin crew. Mrs Grundy became part-time. Unlike these staff SCC had no incremental pay increases, so Mrs Grundy's pay ended up less than a male part-timer. She brought an equal pay claim which succeeded. The ET focussed on SCC (the "disadvantaged") as a "pool" which had many more women than men and thus a disparate impact on women from BA's pay provisions.

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