Issue details

Settlement of Equal Pay Litigation

To seek approval to make formal offers to settle any outstanding equal pay claims to enable the most cost effective way of concluding the current litigation process.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Decision due: August 2012 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Councillor (Governance and Corporate Services)

Lead director: Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive

Department: Corporate and Support Services

Contact: Ken Wheatley, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 1437.

Consultation process

There will be engagement with Trade Unions and their legal representatives should any queries arise on individual settlement figures.  There will also be liaison with group companies where settlement claims relate to current or previous employees of those companies.

Forward Plan Reference: GCS3

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Addressing equal pay issues is a key part of the equalities agenda.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee for the purpose of call-in: Corporate, Resource Management & Governance


Agenda items


  • Report to Executive