Democratic Audit of Australia

Auditing Equal Employment Opportunities in Gender Specific Industries

Auditing Equal Employment Opportunities in Gender Specific Industries

The democrats and liberals across the western world are pushing hard in 2019 to ensure the equal opportunities of everyone regardless of race colour or background. Disabilities should not hinder the accessibility to fair opportunities as a concept is something that most right minded people would get on board with but what happens if rules are in place for all organizations to not prejudice individuals for the opportunities to work within those businesses but that the businesses are setup to meet the needs of certain individuals by providing services that only certain types of individuals can fulfill?

It is a ticking time bomb until the day when all organizations have to abide by the same equal opportunities and then people that have no role to play in certain job requirements decide to sue those organizations that deem them inappropriate.

To give a couple examples, if you were a female trying to get employment at as a male stripper and was turned down for the role because you didn’t meet the genetic criteria that the customers of who were searching for someone who as the name suggests was a male then there is a problem. Similarly, if you were to turn down a blind man who applied for the role of a driving instructor then he was to sue that business for not offering equal opportunities to all people regardless of disability we have a problem. This may sound crazy but this is a plausible scenario that could easily play out if the rhetoric of the liberals and democrats across the world were to start to come to fruition. At some point here needs to be some common sense in the conversation about how far do we take equal opportunities before it gets our of hand.

Of course common sense is a subjective thing and in a world as polarized as we currently find ourselves, common sense is something that is not commonly seen on either side of the political debate. Lets hope that in the not to distant future, that some level of middle ground can be found or else we will all be forced to learn football from a paraplegic, be taught sign language by a man with no arms and how to build a house by a dog! Stranger things have happened.