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Women's Equal Pay Ruling

In a landmark move the Supreme Court has allowed 174 women to continue with their claims for equal pay compensation against their former employer Birmingham City Council.

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Landmark ruling could see millions claimed

The Supreme Court has told Birmingham City Council it must abide by a previous High Court ruling that it underpaid former female employees, which could pave the way for huge compensation claims.

It's a landmark ruling that could see millions handed out in claims by Birmingham and other councils.

In 2007 and 2008 about 5000 women were given tens of thousands of pounds in compensation.

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