When The Courts Get It Wrong

Do courts get it wrong when coming out with their judgments? The obvious answer to the question, do courts get it wrong is yes! Why? Because courts are presided over by judges and judges are human. We all know that humans are fallible and they're prone to making mistakes. The trouble is that there are times when those mistakes are so bad they're laughable. The Courts Get It Wrong With The Woolworth's Case The following is one of those cases. It all began when this man, Steven Willmott, decided he was being discriminated against whilst applying online for a petrol station console operator's position. Apparently he found three of the questions offensive. What makes the ruling of this case totally unbelievable is those questions were; His date of birth His gender Proof of his right to work in Australia These questions were mandatory, as they usually are, and because he didn't want to answer them he decided to take Woolworths to court and won! Can you believe that? How in hell can those questions be considered as being discriminatory? Lets look at them individually? The question of age is very necessary because certain jobs require you to be over 18 to be eligible. The question of gender? OK, a woman might find that discriminatory if she thought she might not get the job because of her gender  but that would be a pretty big stretch, The third question, proving his right to work in Australia, as far as I'm concerned it totally legitimate. "The company…

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