Next facing £30m equal pay claim from shop-floor staff

Next facing £30m equal pay claim from shop-floor staff
 

Next is facing a demand for up to £30m in back pay from thousands of mainly female shop-floor staff in the first major equal pay claim against a fashion retailer.
More than 300 workers have registered to participate in a claim that was filed at the conciliation service Acas on Wednesday. They say they are paid £7.50 an hour or an average £2 an hour less than mainly male warehouse workers who they view as doing work of equal value. The warehouse staff also have access to more lucrative bonuses.
The average salary loss for the group is about £6,000 and it’s anticipated that between 3,000 and... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Business, Views: 74
Source: Guardian
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