- Genuine material factor defence applies until new tainted pay decision made ((1) Co-operative Group (2) Pennycook v Walker)
- What are the practical implications of this judgment?
- What is the relevant background?
- Background law
- Background facts
- The decision of the employment tribunal
- What did the EAT decide?
- Case details
Employment analysis: If there is a genuine material factor defence to an equal pay claim, that defence will continue to apply until there is a new pay decision which is tainted by sex discrimination and to which that defence does not apply, according to the EAT.
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