Supermarkets equal pay saga!

Do you work for any of the chain supermarkets and are not sure if you are being paid the same as your male counterparts doing the same work but in other areas of the supermarket i.e. warehouse and distribution?

The Court Appeal (CoA) has upheld the decisions of the Employment Tribunal (ET) in Asda V Brierly and others, where Asda supermarket staff (checkout and other customer-facing roles), in their majority women, are able to compare themselves to distribution staff, mostly male, based at depots or warehouses with the purposes of an equal pay claim.

This decision has sparked thousands of women employed by Morrisons to file a legal case arguing female and male shop workers should receive the same pay for in-depot roles.

Aeris Employment Law has helped many women in equal pay claims, for an informal chat regarding equal pay or any other Employment Law issue please contact our very experienced Employment Law solicitor Karin Henson.

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