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EQUAL PAY: What is the ‘Asda price’?

06 June 2014  

Colin Leckey analyses the potential impact of the claim for six years’ back pay launched by 400 female supermarket workers alleging gender discrimination

Equal pay claims have been a feature of the public sector for some years, invariably concerning female employees complaining they have been paid less because of their gender than a comparable group of men. Birmingham City Council settled 11,000 claims in October 2013, at great expense to local taxpayers.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Enderby v Frenchay Health Authority & anor [1994] ICR 112

    Middlesbrough Borough Council v Surtees & ors [2007] ICR 1644

    Ratcliffe v North Yorkshire County Council [1995] IRLR 439

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