Morrisons Facing New Equal Pay Claim From Store Staff

By Joanne Faulkner (September 14, 2021, 6:39 PM BST) -- Dozens more mostly female retail workers have accused Morrisons of illegally paying them less than the supermarket giant's mostly male warehouse workers following a landmark U.K. Supreme Court case lowering the bar to pursue employment equality claims.

More than 70 staff members are demanding damages in a recently public High Court claim for discrimination under the Equal Pay Act. They say that their roles and that of the depot workers are of equal value, but that shop-floor workers were paid a lower hourly rate. The lawsuit is being brought on their behalf by law firm Roscoe Reid Ltd.

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