The largest diversity and inclusivity study of its kind for years has found that
almost half of HR departments believe that equality will not be advanced
within their organisation because of the economic downturn.
“HR leaders told us that the focus on the bottom line has made people more
cost-conscious,” said Angela O’Connor, founder and CEO of the HR Lounge,
which produced the study in partnership with astar-fanshawe. “They are
concerned that managers who have prejudices will...
HR Society President, Angela O 'Connor spoke of the continued discrimination against women in the workplace today (8 August) in an interview on BBC Breakfast.
“It’s unbelievable that in 2013 we are still seeing many companies treating women differently once they become pregnant or after they return to work after becoming a mother. It’s an incredible waste of talent’ said Angela.
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