Re: age discrimination

Subject: Re: age discrimination
From: Bob Morrisette <Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- EBAY -dot- SUN -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 16:15:40 -0700

> From westbrok -at- HSNP -dot- COM Fri May 9 15:48:42 1997
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> Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 22:40:56 GMT
> From: BrYan Westbrook <westbrok -at- HSNP -dot- COM>
> Subject: Re: age discrimination
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Only coming through in waves, Joanne Greene <joanne -dot- greene -at- jacobus -dot- com> wrote in
> bit.listserv.techwr-l:
> >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.
> Upon what grounds? Asking for a GPA & SAT has absolutely nothing to do with
> age.
> Woody Allen FAQ, Drew Carey, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,
> Famous Arkansans, Poetry, Classic Rock
The SAT has not existed forever. Many people never took a SAT test,
so the employer would know that an applicant with no SAT score
is at least XX years old.

Bob Morrisette
writer -at- sabu -dot- EBay -dot- sun -dot- com

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