[python-uk] Python Developers - ReportLab, Wimbledon, London

Jon Ribbens jon+python-uk at unequivocal.co.uk
Tue Dec 11 14:26:00 CET 2012


On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:38:42AM +0000, Andy Robinson wrote:
> For all employers out there....  my HR guru goes to all the seminars
> on employment law, and is very current on what we can and cannot do.
> She has told me that our latest round of ads are wrong because
> explicitly asking for SMART people is discriminatory against THICK
> people.   You can ask about skills, but not about innate
> characteristics like age or sex (which we all know), and apparently,
> now, brains.

That sounds quite unlikely to be true. As far as I am aware,
"thick people" is not a protected group.


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