World Briefs (August 13, 2001)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

FORD RECALLS EVALUATION PROGRAM

Detroit — Facing a number of lawsuits alleging discrimination, Ford Motor Co. has decided to change a controversial employee evaluation program. The program was meant to evaluate managers and supervisors, but a number of employees say it discriminated against older white males in favour of women and minorities. Lawyers for the employees cite comments from CEO Jacques Nasser that the company needs to change its leadership development because it ended up with “too many middle-aged white Anglo-Saxon males running the company, and that had to change.”

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