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Equal Pay and the problem of the higher paid worker

All that is required for an equal pay claim is a direct comparison of pay between two individuals of the opposite sex.

To be able to bring an equal pay claim, one of your employees needs to be able to compare themselves to someone else you employ of the opposite gender and who is paid more than they are. The two must do like work or work that is of equivalent value. However, while recent high profile and headline-grabbing equal pay claims involve comparisons across large numbers of employees, all that is actually required for a claim is one woman identifying one man earning more than she does (or vice versa).

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September 17, 2018

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