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"Men-only" recruitment policy

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    Welch v MSB International plc [1998] ET/1100300/98 (0 other reports)

In Welch v MSB International plc an Ashford employment tribunal (Chair: A Bano) holds that a woman who was rejected for a sales consultant post because it was the company's policy not to appoint women to those positions was unlawfully discriminated against, and awards compensation of £58,312.

Margo Welch was employed as a human resource manager in 1995 by information technology recruitment agency MSB International. The company employs teams of sales consultants, whose job it is to sell the IT professionals on the company's books to client companies.