Australian company Optus apologises for 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad

Australian company Optus apologises for 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad
 

An Australian telecommunications company has apologised for posting a job advert that stated a preference for "Anglo-Saxon" candidates.
Optus, the nation's second-biggest provider, had included the description in a posting about a vacant position in a Sydney store.
The advert was shared on social media, where it was criticised as racist.
Optus responded by removing the posting and saying it would investigate the "completely unacceptable" error.
"[We] will be investigating how this occurred with a view to taking disciplinary action against those involved,"... read more

 
13 April 2018 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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