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Commons v Sinclaire Fabrics Ltd [1998] ET/1803380/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • Market forces no defence

    Date:
    1 September 1998

    An employer was not entitled to rely upon market forces as a defence for paying a woman less than a man where the market forces were based upon the going rates for women and men, rules a Leeds employment tribunal (Chair: C T Grazin) in Commons v Sinclaire Fabrics Ltd.