Market forces no defence
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Commons v Sinclaire Fabrics Ltd  ET/1803380/97 (0 other reports)
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.
Debra Commons was employed as a warehouse operative in August 1995 at a starting salary of £10,000 per year.