Royal Mail chief backs staff quotas for women

The issue of quotas in the boardroom has made it back into the headlines this week, re-opening the debate of discrimination in the workplace, equal rights and having a level playing field at work. Royal Mail chief executive, Moya Greene is publicly backing recruitment quotas for women in the workplace – including the boardroom.

Moya Greene  Royal Mail chief executive

Chief executive Moya Greene has become one of the most senior figures in corporate Britain to publicly back recruitment quotas for women in the workplace – including the boardroom.

In a speech to Communications Workers Union’s women’s section Greene spoke of ‘modest moves’ in the right direction and of the imbalances she has encountered in Britain business world. It comes as Vince Cable opposes attempts to introduce a 40% female quota on stock market-listed company boards across the European Union. You can read the full article in the Guardian here

 

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