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Birmingham council equal pay dispute decision today

Birmingham City Council finds out today if hundreds of equal pay claims are to be 'struck out' Credit: ITV Central

Birmingham City Council will find out today whether it has been successful in appealling a legal bid to have hundreds of equal pay claims 'struck out'.

It follows an ongoing dispute over equal pay by some of its female staff. If it is unsuccessful, thousands of potential claimants, could bring their claims through the civil court.