Supermarket behemoth Asda are ‘disappointed’ to have lost an appeal in the latest development of a long-standing legal dispute with their employees over equal pay – the BBC reports.
This ruling means that lower paid shop staff – who are predominantly women – can compare themselves with higher paid warehouse workers – who are said to be predominantly men. Despite losing the appeal, Asda is reportedly confident with the continuation of the case. Asda said in a statement:
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