Speaking today, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Rav David Lau said that as far as he was concerned, there was no problem employing female kashrus supervisors. Rav Lau made the statements at an annual meeting of owners of catering halls.
Several months ago, MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) filed a petition with the High Court demanding that women be authorized to work as kashrut supervisors. Rav Lau said that “the petition is unnecessary,” as there was no reason for the Rabbinate not to train and authorize women to act as kashrus supervisors. Read more at Arutz Sheva.