Wednesday, 03 July 2024 10:55

'Woke madness'

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Real estate agent Janet Dickson's court case, following her refusal to complete a compulsory Māori culture course, is being watched with interest by HR folk across all industries and sectors.

She labelled the course 'woke madness' in February, refused to do it, and as a consequene, was faced with a 5-year ban from her vocation and, of course, labelled a 'racist' by some.

Dickson has argued in the High Court the course was of little relevance to her job and should not have been made compulsory.

A further 92 agents also refused.

The outcome could set a precedent in any industries that have put virtue signalling ahead of relevant skills-based training.

This mutt reckons such courses should be optional, not mandatory.

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