Asda in £100m equal pay battle with thousands of staff
Thousands of supermarket workers at Asda have been given the green light to go-ahead with a £100million equal pay claim.
The supermarket giant has been embroiled in an employment tribunal this week.
And at the hearing on Friday, it was ruled female staff of the Walmart-owned giant could be compared to higher paid men in Asda distribution centres.
Lawyers say the decision, by an employment judge, is a “major victory” in the UK’s largest ever private sector equal pay claim.
More than 8,000 Asda store workers have won the right to press ahead the claim against the retailer, which operates... read more
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