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Subject:Re: age discrimination From:Joanne Greene <joanne -dot- greene -at- JACOBUS -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 9 May 1997 13:37:40 -0400
there was a posting regarding wording that indicated age discrimination. I
was conveying another way age discrimination can be put in a job posting.
Are your SAT scores relevent to your ability to perform at a job after
you've been working for awhile? Do you still remember what they were?
The ad I was referring to wanted both GPA and SAT scores (which
discriminates on the basis of region in addition to age--midwestern schools
used ACt when I was trying to get into college)
At 10:41 AM 5/9/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Joanne Greene wrote:
>> About a year ago, a Boston based bank advertised for a Web page designer
>> in STC's Intercom. They asked for SAT scores (and college GPA) to be
>> included in the submission. That seemed like age discrimination to me.
><me being dense>How so?</me being dense> I really don't understand the
>reason for this. Could you explain it to me, please?
>Chris Hamilton, Technical Writer
>Greenbrier & Russel
>chamilton -at- gr -dot- com