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China: Woman sues China Post for gender discrimination in employment process

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4 May 2015

China Post sued for gender discrimination against a woman seeking courier job

Author: Maria Siow, Channel NewsAsia

"Woman suing China Post for gender discrimination", 5 May 2015

One woman is suing the country's postal agency for gender discrimination after her application for the job of courier was rejected based on her gender...The postal agency decided not to hire her, explaining it was because she was a woman...China Post has argued that women are physically unsuitable for the job, having explained that some amount of heavy lifting is required...the postal agency has maintained it is protecting the legal rights of women by refusing to hire them as couriers...Analysts say despite China's progress, gender discrimination is still fairly widespread..."Even government departments and large companies publicly state in their hiring requirements that they hire men..."

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Author: 裴晓兰, 京华时报

女大学毕业生邓某想当快递员,但称快递公司以她是女性为由拒绝签约。认为自己受到就业性别歧视,她起诉快递公司索赔体检费及精神损害抚慰金5万元...她诉称,在网上看到北京市邮政速递物流有限公司招聘快递员,招聘网页写明“任职资格:男,年龄:18-45岁,身体健康,无纹身,无前科”...快递公司代理人辩称,招聘广告是劳务公司发布,如广告存在就业性别歧视,应当由劳务公司担责...代理人还指出,投递员是法律法规禁止女性从事的负重体力劳动...此外,快递公司的代理人质疑邓某恶意制造诉讼陷阱...

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Author: 裴曉蘭, 京華時報

女大學畢業生鄧某想當快遞員,但稱快遞公司以她是女性為由拒絕簽約。認為自己受到就業性別歧視,她起訴快遞公司索賠體檢費及精神損害撫慰金5萬元... 她訴稱,在網上看到北京市郵政速遞物流有限公司招聘快遞員,招聘網頁寫明“任職資格:男,年齡:18-45歲,身體健康,無紋身,無前科” ... 快遞公司代理人辯稱,招聘廣告是勞務公司發布,如廣告存在就業性別歧視,應當由勞務公司擔責...代理人還指出,投遞員是法律法規禁止女性從事的負重體力勞動...此外,快遞公司的代理人質疑鄧某惡意製造訴訟陷阱...

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