Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Unreliable workers unite!

According to this news item, a British business was told it could not advertise for “reliable” workers because to do so would discriminate against “unreliable” workers.

… recruitment agency boss Nicole Mamo was especially careful to ensure her advert for hospital workers did not offend on grounds of race, age or sexual orientation.

However, she hadn't reckoned on discriminating against a wholly different section of the community - the completely useless.

When she ran the ad past a job centre, she was told she couldn't ask for 'reliable' and 'hard-working' applicants because it could be offensive to unreliable people.

Can we be far from someone deeming unreliableness (if that’s a word) a medical condition with unreliable employees being eligible for long term disability? I think left the workforce too soon.

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