Commentary

169 Discrimination in recruitment or selection

BUSINESSES vol 4(2) start-up, sale and purchase
| Commentary

169 Discrimination in recruitment or selection

| Commentary

169 Discrimination in recruitment or selection

It is clear that an employer must avoid discrimination in recruitment, selection and induction processes, not only where the business is taking on employees but also where other types of worker are involved.

For instance, job advertisements need to be carefully drafted to avoid any implication that a candidate’s success will depend to any extent on that candidate not having a disability, or that the employer is reluctant to make reasonable adjustments1. A prospective employer may be well aware that it is unlawful for job advertisements to specify a particular race or gender, but may

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