How Do I Comply With Fair Employment Monitoring While Using CV’s?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 4 October 2022
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
Issues covered: Recruitment and Selection; Fair Employment Monitoring

I know that the Equality Commission would recommend application forms but many organisations just use CV’s for recruitment now so it’s about perhaps giving a steer as to how to capture the monitoring data.  For example, many companies who have an online application portal will collect the data at the stage of application but where there isn’t a portal would you recommend for example, that a monitoring form is sent to everyone who submits a CV or how else can this best be captured to ensure compliance – where this is required? 

In Northern Ireland, employers are required to monitor their workforce. In order to comply, an employer must collect information regarding the sex, gender

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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