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Morrisons hit with legal action over gender pay gap

British supermarket giant Morrisons has come under fire from female employees after it was revealed that they were allegedly not paid the same as men doing comparable jobs.

Law Firm Roscoe Reid, who represents a large number of those launching a case against the company, has stated that whilst a win could see Morrisons having to hand over an average of £15,000 in back payments, the plaintiffs are also looking to settle numerous other issues such as bonus schemes, holidays and sick leave.

Roscoe Reid Lawyer Ellie Pinnells told the BBC: "There is a clear case that female roles have been underpaid for a long time and employees are very likely to win their equal pay cases.

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April 15, 2019

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