'Dramatic victory' for Asda workers allowed to proceed with claims for equal pay



Law firm Leigh Day said the case is the UK's largest ever private sector equal pay claim, involving women who felt they were paid less than others in the company despite doing work of equal value.
A judgment by the Manchester employment tribunal following a hearing in June will allow more than 7,000 store workers to press ahead with claims for equal pay against Asda, said Leigh Day.
The case was brought on behalf of a group of women, mainly in hourly paid jobs in stores, comparing their pay to mainly male staff in distribution depots.
Lauren Lougheed, a lawyer in the employment team who is... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 22
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