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Discrimination case law update

Discrimination case law update Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Dan Evans Asda Supermarkets v Brierley and others – Equal pay in retail In October 2016 the Employment Tribunal decided that Asda shop workers (who are mostly women) were entitled to equal pay to Asda warehouse workers (who are mostly men). It was held that both...
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“Gender is a spectrum” – gender-fluid employee awarded £180k for discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment

The Equality Act 2010 defines the protected characteristic of gender reassignment as follows: “A person has the protected characteristic of gender reassignment if the person is proposing to undergo, is undergoing or has undergone a process (or part of a process) for the purpose of reassigning the person's sex by changing physiological or other attributes...
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