|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 37 (Mar)|
|Court:||Court of Justice of the European Union (Third Chamber)|
Judges Silva de Lapuerta (Rapporteur), Acting as President of the Third Chamber, Lenaerts, Juhász, Von Danwitz, Šváby, Advocate General: Cruz Villalón
|Judgment Dates:||28 February 2013|
Employment - Equality of treatment of men and women - Equal pay for equal work - Inequality of pay - Employees being civil servants engaged in work equivalent to that of other male police employees also assigned to clerical duties in specific posts - Employees bringing proceedings in Equality Tribunal alleging pay discrimination - Tribunal finding in favour of certain employees but rejecting claims of others - Labour Court considering indirect pay discrimination occurring and requiring respondent to prove objective justification - Labour Court accepting respondent's justification - High Court (Ireland) staying employees' appeal and referring questions for preliminary ruling - Determination of what justification consisting of - Determination of workers in relation to whom such justification should be provided - Whether interests of good industrial relations could be taken into account when examining that justification - EC Treaty, art 141 - Council Directive (EEC) 75/117.