BBC faces flood of equal pay cases as Samira Ahmed tribunal begins

Ahmed claims she was underpaid by hundreds of thousands of pounds since 2012The BBC is facing at least a dozen legal cases from female members of staff who believe they were illegally paid less than their male counterparts, as a high-profile...

BBC faces flood of equal pay cases as Samira Ahmed tribunal begins

Ahmed claims she was underpaid by hundreds of thousands of pounds since 2012

The BBC is facing at least a dozen legal cases from female members of staff who believe they were illegally paid less than their male counterparts, as a high-profile employment tribunal hearing gets underway involving the presenter Samira Ahmed.

Ahmed is claiming she was underpaid by hundreds of thousands of pounds since taking over as host of the BBC’s Newswatch programme in 2012.

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