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citethesource February 11th, 2014 3:39am

Before you apply for or accept a job, do you check the employer's non-discrimination policy?

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Handstand .
02/11/14 10:51 pm

Who the hell does that?!?!?!!

citethesource Socialist and Atheist
02/12/14 12:13 pm

I do. I need to know if I can be fired for being a member if the LGBT community. I need to know what I have to hide if I'm at work.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
02/12/14 1:19 pm

Keep in the bedroom and it won't be an issue. Work is for work. Not making political dustups.

02/11/14 10:19 pm

I don't simply because I believe that employer should have a right to discriminate whom ever he wants. It's his job he just hires someone to do it.

bMyComrade Stumptown
02/11/14 6:15 pm

I was applying for a Catholic school, I knew I needn't bother this last time round....

bethanyq Ess Eff
02/11/14 2:19 am

No; they'll always comply with the law formally, but in states with at-will employment like California, it's pretty meaningless anyway. Doesn't matter what the policy is or isn't.

02/10/14 9:08 pm

I haven't applied for a job yet, but I do try and check before buying items from them, if that counts

susanr Colorado
02/10/14 8:44 pm

No. Frankly, it never occurred to me. But then my last two jobs were at (indirectly) a federal government agency (NIOSH) and a large university. In both places if there was any discrimination it wasn't at all obvious... I can't think of any

susanr Colorado
02/10/14 8:46 pm

protected classes that weren't widely represented... well, maybe sexual orientation because it's not obvious, but I knew non-heterosexuals in both places. But religion, age, gender, race, nationality... all over the map.