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pinkyusuck July 16th, 2013 1:14pm

A job applicant is told that they will not be hired because the business has enough people of their skin color working there already. The applicant is black. Is this racist?

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commonsense America isnt racist
07/16/13 7:25 am

Because the government caused this issue I see it less racist on the part of the business and more on the part of the government.

The business is basically doing what the govt is forcing it to do.

EarlyBird Portland
07/16/13 6:33 am

Same answer as other question.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/16/13 6:37 am

Just inspecting my followers' intellectual honesty. ;)

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/17/13 10:10 am

Qualifications, not race. I would have the same answer no matter what race you put there.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/17/13 10:11 am

True. The government is racist, not the business.

kreich1990 A Galaxy far...far away.
07/17/13 2:00 am

No potential employer should ever say something like that. A simple "you aren't what we're looking for" would suffice.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/17/13 11:24 am

But the rationale is what I'm questioning. Not the wording.
Should an employer choose to (or be forced to) turn down qualified applicants because their government 'skin color quota' needs to be filled?