Supreme Court: Birmingham City Council could be subject to compensation claims

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.

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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.