Flight attendant says Virgin Blue interview a sexist 'cattle yard' [Australia]

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11 May 2005

Virgin denies anti-age policy [Australia]

Author: Johanna Leggatt, Daily Telegraph [Australia]

Virgin Blue has denied accusations it employs only young and attractive staff despite evidence it hired just one woman over the age of 35 from a group of 760...It was wrong to suggest the airline discriminated against older applicants...head of guest services Martin Daley told an anti-discrimination tribunal.

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9 May 2005

Flight attendant says Virgin Blue interview a sexist 'cattle yard' [Australia]

Author: Agence France Presse

Theresa Stewart, 52, told an Anti-Discrimination Tribunal...she was rejected for a job at the airline in late 2001, despite her 27 years' experience...She is one of eight former employees of the Ansett airline who claim they were refused jobs...because of their age and looks.

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