You should try to identify a person or group of people of the opposite sex who is/are paid better than you but who do work that is equal to your work.

It is worth remembering that you could include the person who did your job before you or someone working in a different area of the business.

Equal work can be defined in three ways:

Like Work: People doing the same work with little or no difference.

Equivalent Work: Work that is not the same but is rated by the employer under a job evaluation scheme as being at the same level or of equal value.

Equal Value Work: This is work that is not the same but is of equal value to the employer and carries the same level of responsibility or requires the same effort, skill and decision-making.


Further Information on Equal Pay

For further information on Equal Pay, please click the links below.

What is Equal Pay?
What types of pay and benefits should be equal?
Who can you compare your pay to?
How do you find out what others are paid?
How do employers defend themselves against Equal Pay claims?
How much can you claim?

External Links

Equal Pay Claim: Common Terms and Relevant Classes Test
Equal Pay claims against Birmingham City Council soar to £890m
Equal Pay