Asda workers win major step in equal pay claim battle
More than 9,500 women who work at Asda have won a step forward in their battle for equal pay.
An employment tribunal has ruled that the women, who mainly work at check-outs or stacking shelves, can compare themselves to higher paid men who work at warehouses.
The women feel they are paid less than others, despite their roles being of equal value.
Asda said it "continued to strongly dispute the claims".
The difference in pay between the predominantly female staff who work in store, and the mainly male staff who work in the distribution centres, is between £1 and £3 an hour, the... read more
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