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Australian advertises jobs for ‘No Irish’ – video

THE advert on Gumtree states that no Irish need apply for the job:

“Bricklayer needed ASAP. $250 a day, no part-time workers and NO IRISH”

Hats off to the employer, we thought, for doing his bit to change stereotypes. Other ads might go on to call for only Jewish tarmac engineers, Polish bankers, Native American action heroes, Buddhist riot police and German clowns. But , sadly, the ad was just steeped in alleged prejudice.

Simon, the man who placed the ad, said:

 “I have no trouble with Irish people. But I’ve had to fire a number of people. I’ve had lots of Irish people say they have experience bricklaying but come over and have no clue how to lay bricks. I’m very busy and don’t have time to be watching over them.”

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Posted: 14th, March 2012 | In: Money | Comment