Michele Golin
9 months ago
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If it's against the law to ask a person's age how are they getting away with asking our year of graduation? And what's the difference?

I am sick of the back door predjudice that I am facing getting a job. I am beyond qualified for the jobs that have applied and interviewed but it seems my age is becoming a factor.

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Lenin Pina
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Hi Michele Golin , I'm curious... where did you hear/read it was against the law to identify someones age during the application and/or hiring process? Did your state pass a law banning employers from determining this information? Thanks in advance for your response!

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Elizabeth Walz
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“Can employers legally ask you for your date of birth on a job application? In most cases, the answer is yes. It's yes because there are other reasons why they may need the information. However, employers cannot use your age to discriminate against you. Therefore, while you might be asked your age on a job application, you should generally not be getting questions about your age during the job interview.”

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Edlena Carmon
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Year of graduation has nothing to do with age. You can stay in school until you're 21 or graduate early. They really are just trying to get an idea. But looks and vocabulary tell everything. So beef up the language skills and get mature successful advice.

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