Australian bullying job ban set to take effect
A group of companies down under is taking drastic new steps to try to combat bullying in high schools, the Telegraph says.
Basically, if you were characterized as a bully in high school, good luck getting a job in one part of Australia.
According to Bruce McDougall of the Telegraph, 12 companies in New South Wales have banded together to reject job applications from people who have a history of bullying, cyberbullying or other harassing behavior.
The program, called "BullyCheck," will be enacted by ClubsNSW, a coalition of businesses in the Australian state. Applicants aged 17-22 may now be subjected to background and reference checks.
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