Linda CheeMooke
over 2 years ago
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I once worked at a US government agency as an EEO Asst. and learned how NOT to ask questions related to age, gender, religious belief, etc. My search for employment over the lat few months have been plentiful and I have received an average of 15 calls a day as a result of my public resume. My problem is that in each call the 3rd question is "how old are you" or "what year did you graduate high school."
What is the answer to that question and /or should I call the Dept of Labor?

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Jack McDonald
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I have had report of this. That type of recruiting is completely illegal. The hard part it trying to prove it. Report them to the Department of Labor so at least the companies will have a negative claim on file.

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Bradley Hanback
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Is it against the law for them to ask you that?

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Robert Batemon
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Good question

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Rosa Bermudez
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They can't ask u that

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Karla Sieg
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Unfortunately you can't do anything about it because it's basically a general question. Anymore before taking any further steps it's no different than doing a WOTC which tells your gender age and so on. Qualification is the key and anymore that doesn't help. I thought outside the box on some of there questions when I've interviewed over the phone stated my age doesn't matter but I'll be happy to let you know know. Good luck with the job hunting

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