Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dangerous Assumptions About The Unemployed

Michael P. Maslanka warns against having a hiring bias that excludes applicants who are currently unemployed:

According to an interesting article in BNA's Employment Discrimination Report for the week of February 23, "EEOC Ponders Potential for Hiring Bias In Excluding Unemployed Job Applicants" by Kevin P. McGowen, the EEOC believes that such a rule has a disparate impact on people who are black, Hispanic, have disabilities, and are older workers.

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