Lawyers acting for the 170 women have told ITV News Central that they hope Birmingham City Council will now settle the claims.
"What we hope is that Birmingham will not settle the claims - but we'll leave that to them to decide."
Today's Supreme Court judgment brings workplace equality a step closer. But it's been a long road to travel.
The Supreme Court has allowed 174 former Birmingham City Council employees to launch pay equality compensation claims in the High Court.