5 Questions Employers Shouldn't Ask Job Applicants

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 8:35 PM EST) -- With the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission cracking down on bias in hiring, attorneys gave Law360 their best advice on what questions employers should avoid asking job applicants to keep from becoming targets. 

"Asking the question isn't necessarily a violation of the law; it's possession of the answer that gets you into trouble," Justine Phillips of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP said. "If you ask the question, when the applicant doesn't get the job, the presumption is that the applicant didn't get it because of the...
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