If You Have No Job, Don’t Apply

If You Have No Job, Don’t Apply

The EEOC held a meeting on Wednesday to determine if a trend among employers raises civil rights issues.  The last year has been especially difficult for unemployed job seekers who report that many companies reject them without a first look because they are unemployed.  Several people testified at the meeting that the practice has an adverse impact on women, people with disabilities, older people, and people of color.  Representatives for employers did not endorse the practice, but rather thought that the extent of the problem was overblown.

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