"Tesco faces multi-million pound equal pay claim", Retail Gazette 01.10.2018



Tesco faces multi-million pound equal pay claim

Retail Gazette

Ben Stevens

1 October 2018


"Tesco is facing a multi-million-pound equal pay claim after a campaign group accused it of paying female shop workers up to £3 less an hour.


The Tesco Action Group, which is represented by a committee of current and former employees, now says over 8000 workers have signed up to pursue the claims.


It has accused the UK’s largest grocer of breaching its duty under section 66 of the Equality Act 2010 to pay predominantly female store workers equal rates to the predominantly male workers in Tesco’s warehouse and distribution centres."


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