European Employment Law Cases


2021/37 Employer loses discrimination claim after trying to reduce gender pay gap (UK)

Keywords Gender Discrimination, Discrimination General
Authors Colin Leckey
Author's information

Colin Leckey
Colin Leckey is a partner at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      An Employment Tribunal (ET) decision involving an advertising agency has highlighted the dangers for employers of taking an overly aggressive approach to reducing gender pay gaps. It also provides a reminder that all discrimination is unlawful, even where the victims are from a historically privileged group.

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