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Public sector 'needs to consider if women suffer more from job cuts'

Public sector 'needs to consider if women suffer more from job cuts'

Government departments will be in breach of equality laws if they do not consider whether cuts in the public sector fall disproportionately on women, according to the minister for equalities.…

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Queen bee bosses 'not to blame for sexism'

Female bosses who are seen as overly aggressive and competitive and deny any attempts to support their women colleagues are not to blame for their behaviour, according to new research.…

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Government to review TUPE and compensation for discrimination cases

Government to review TUPE and compensation for discrimination cases

The Government has today announced new areas that it will consider reforming as part of its review of employment red tape – including collective redundancy consultation periods, the Transfer Undertakings Protection of Employment Regulations (TUPE) and compensation for discrimination awarded by employment tribunals.…

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Investing in women could aid financial recovery in Asia - report

Investing in women could aid financial recovery in Asia - report

Asian countries need to tap into their female talent to support a sustainable recovery to the economic crisis and aid the global recovery, according to a new report prepared jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).…

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Good-looking women 'less likely to get interviews'

Good-looking women 'less likely to get interviews'

Good-looking women who put a photograph on their CVs when applying for jobs are less likely to get a response than less attractive women if the person recruiting them is also a woman, according to new research.…

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