Momentum for a 4-day working week is growing -- with significant hardship these past years, many people have re-examined what is important in their life.
Published 5 May 2022 | 3 min read
Positive discrimination is a term that may have been the centre of a conversation you have had without realizing. It describes the use of discrimination in such a way as to benefit a perceived minority group. This article written by Lane Neave unpacks the legality of positive discrimination in New Zealand with reference to the Human Rights Act 1993.
In 2021, the BBC advertised for a trainee position “only open to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates”. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the advertisement garnered considerable media attention. While most forms of positive discrimination are illegal in the United Kingdom, the UK Equality Act allows for positive discrimination when hiring trainees or interns in sectors where there is under-representation.