Equal pay

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Second edition

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199698462
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745904 | DOI:

Series: Oxford European Union Law Library

Equal pay

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This examines the scope of the obligation to provide equal pay in EU law, the meaning of ‘pay’ including its application in the field of pensions and occupational social security schemes, the meaning of ‘equal work’ and ‘work of equal value’, the defences available in an equal pay claim, and the remedies provided when such a claim is successful.

Keywords: pay; equal pay; equal work; work of equal value; occupational social security; justification

Chapter.  53254 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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