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17 November 2010 10:51
MMM_WOW
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I thought that nowadays one wasnt supposed to be gender specific, OK if it is for a model as the requirements can be gender specific, but offering work on a pre selection criteria of gender is against the law , well at least I thought it wasemoticonemoticon


17 November 2010 10:52
FelicityFatale
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I was under the impression that unless it's something like modelling, acting etc, you were not allowed to advertise for female only staff / contractors.
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offering work on a pre selection criteria of gender is against the law , well at least I thought it was




1] Employment Legislation only covers Employment
2] There are certain areas of employment where gender may be specified
If wishing to employ and in any doubt ask your local DWP for guidance

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