Positive action or discrimination – do you know the difference?

Recruiters have been warned to learn the difference between ‘positive action’ and ‘positive discrimination’ when hiring.

The warning follows Bloomberg News reports that former recruiter Arne Wilberg has brought a lawsuit, filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, against Google. Wilberg, who worked as a recruiter for Google-owned YouTube, claims the tech giant’s hiring practices to boost diversity discriminated against white and Asian men – alleging parent company Google set quotas for...

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