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Paying enhanced adoption pay alongside lower shared parental pay is not direct discrimination (Price v Powys County Council)

Paying enhanced adoption pay alongside lower shared parental pay is not direct discrimination (Price v Powys County Council)
Published on: 20 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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