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Equal Pay Claims in the County Court – Mrs Huda Abdulla and Others -v- Birmingham City Council (2010) EWHC 3303 (QB)

In the recently decided case of Mrs Huda Abdulla and Others -v- Birmingham City Council [2010] EWHC 3303 (QB) the High Court rejected the Applicant employer’s application under Part 11 CPR 1998 for a Declaration that the Court had no jurisdiction to hear the claims brought by the employer’s former employees.

Abdulla confirms that claims for equal pay that otherwise would be outside of the Employment Tribunal’s jurisdiction, for example, if presented outside of the Employment Tribunal’s six month limitation period, can be presented in the Civil Courts.
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