Wells and others v F Smales & Son (Fish Merchants) Ltd 25 April 1985 IT

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  • Packers win equal value claim

    Date:
    1 July 1985

    Wells and others v F Smales & Son (Fish Merchants) Ltd (IT, 25.4.85) EOR2A holds that 14 fish packers are employed on work of equal value to that of a male labourer notwithstanding that the independent expert found that five of the women are employed on work of less value. The tribunal reasons that the scores on the expert's assessment were close enough that the differences were not relevant.