RBS Warned More Suits May Follow After Pay Disparity Loss

Law360, London (May 9, 2019, 7:46 PM BST) -- RBS faces the prospect of a raft of litigation after settling a wage discrimination case with a female support analyst who claimed she was being paid less for doing the same job as a male colleague, the union that backed the case warned Thursday.

Lucy Williams, who worked in NatWest Markets PLC’s technology division — a subsidiary of state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC — secured £150,000 ($195,000) in damages in March after taking action against the bank over unequal pay. Unite, the union backing Williams’s suit, said the result could act as a springboard for similar claims against the...

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