Employment law cases

Barry v Midland Bank plc [1999] IRLR 581 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: Severance payment based on final salary not discriminatory

    15 September 1999

    Calculating severance payments by reference to length of service and final pay, so that a part-time employee who had previously worked full time did not have her full-time service reflected in her severance payment, was not discriminatory, holds the House of Lords in Barry v Midland Bank plc.