TITLE

Royal Mail attacked over sexism in sorting offices

AUTHOR(S)
Welch, Jilly
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
People Management;10/1/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 19, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the reaction of Royal Mail, a postal service company, to a report accusing it of sorting offices to foster the segregation and exclusion of female part-time workers. Collusion of the Communication Workers' Union with the Royal Mail management; Plans of Royal Mail to launch a program to tackle problems related to attitudes of its employees.
ACCESSION #
1742464

 

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