- Paying enhanced adoption pay alongside lower shared parental pay is not direct discrimination (Price v Powys County Council)
- What are the practical implications of this judgment?
- What is the relevant background?
- Background law
- Background facts
- The decision of the employment tribunal
- What did the EAT decide?
- Case details
Employment analysis: Where an employer pays adoption pay at an enhanced rate but pays shared parental pay to all employees (male or female) at a lower rate (eg at the statutory rate), that will not amount to direct sex discrimination, according to the EAT.
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