Women deserve equal treatment
THE issue of the equal pay claim for women is a huge one for the city to resolve.
However, it is as complex as it is important, and we can expect it to take a considerable length of time to arrive at a solution.
The principle that the female workers who were underpaid for years deserve compensation is indisputable.
The scale of the payouts are huge and it will take creative thinking to give the women what they are due while protecting future service delivery.
It is essential that everyone concerned is involved in arriving at a settlement.