Job Seekers Face Rampant Discrimination
Careers Done Write
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
If you are old, overweight, female, and unemployed, look out in today’s job market. While racial discrimination lawsuits are still the number one type of case seen by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), other types of discrimination are on the rise. Since 1964, the federal government has legislated numerous laws intended to protect workers from job discrimination. Millions of American job seekers are overweight.