TITLE

REC urges recruiters not to exclude women

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, Mike
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Personnel Today;7/22/2008, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Kevin Green, the new head of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), has urged recruiters not to exclude women. Green said that law-flouting employers are asking recruitment agencies to screen out women of childbearing age, and it is up to agencies to stop the practice. REC research in 2005 found that 78% of recruiters had been told by firms that they would prefer not to hire women likely to have children in the near future.
ACCESSION #
33953285

 

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