Discrimination - LearnEnglish Professionals DISCRIMINATION...

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Unformatted text preview: LearnEnglish Professionals DISCRIMINATION AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm The British Council, 2006 The United Kingdoms international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to Mr Griffin, a Human Resources expert, talking about discrimination in the workplace. Comprehension activity While you are listening, decide whether the following statements are true or false according to what Mr Griffin says. The answers are below the audio script. Statement True or False? 1. Although diversity is being dealt with, it is still an important concern for employers. 2. A growing number of people are suing employers because they feel discriminated against because of their age. 3. Insurance to cover discrimination claims is an enormous cost for companies. 4. Security firms sometimes discriminate against people because of their age. 5. Employers cannot discriminate against job applicants who have been convicted of any crime. Radio interviewer Tell me, Mr. Griffin are diversity risks really still an issue? Arent companies these days dealing with diversity? Alan Griffin Oh yes they are very much an issue. ... We have come a long way since those days when employers were allowed to discriminate against job candidates just because of their race or their sex. The trouble is ... the boundaries of diversity and discrimination ...... ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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