Facebook Accused Of Sexist Job Advertising

An investigation has concluded that Facebook users in the UK may be excluded from viewing job ads based on protected characteristics, such as gender and age. Global Witness created four job ads, linked to real vacancies on the indeed.com platform, for nursery nurses, pilots, mechanics and psychologists.  The group specified only the ads should be […]

Disabled Workers Are 62% More Likely To Be Made Redundant

A truly shocking statistic was revealed at a TUC disabled workers conference: that redundancy rates have been almost two-thirds (62%) higher for disabled workers than their non-disabled colleagues.  The figure comes from TUC analysis of Office of National Statistics data collected during the pandemic. Quoting their own research, the TUC found that workers with disabilities […]