Next store staff win ‘crucial’ stage of equal pay battle


Approximately 2,000 Next staff have won a “crucial stage” of their legal dispute to win equal pay with their counterparts in warehouses in a legal first.

An employment tribunal ruled yesterday that three women acting as ‘lead claimants’ for all the former and current Next store staff pursuing the case did work of equal value to the jobs of the men in the warehouse that they compared themselves with.

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