St Helens MBC v Derbyshire & ors - House of Lords hearing, 28.2.07 and 1.3.07

This is the case in which the Court of Appeal ruled by a 2 to 1 majority in July 2005 that it is not unlawful victimisation contrary to Sex Discrimination Act 1975 s.4 for an employer to write a particular type of "threatening" letter to staff who are bringing an equal pay claim provided that the employer's action is an honest and reasonable response to protects its interests and provided that the letter is not sent until after the claim has been formally started.

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