Equal pay victory for municipal workers

U.K. U.K.
Around 900 women working for Bury council in the North West of England are set to benefit from a ruling from the Employment Appeal Tribunal on equal pay. The jobs mainly carried out by women (such as carers, cooks, cleaners, support workers) were compared to jobs of equal value predominantly carried out by men (including refuse collectors, gardeners and drivers). The basic rates for the jobs were similar but bonuses and attendance allowances were only available for “male” jobs which could mean 35%-50% higher salaries.
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