Former carer: 'We should have got the same money'

Joan Clulow and Pam Sanders were both carers with Birmingham City Council for more than 25 years.

They have spoken today about how they felt when they realised that men who worked as grave diggers and rubbish collectors were being paid more than them.

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'Landmark' equal pay ruling

The Supreme Court has ruled that 174 claimants who used to work for Birmingham City Council can launch equal pay compensation claims past the current six-month time limit. Lawyers for the former employees have described the judgment as a "landmark."