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Subject:Re: age discrimination From:Joanne Greene <joanne -dot- greene -at- JACOBUS -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 12 May 1997 09:51:47 -0400
I felt that way because it seemed irrelevent and simply a way to filter
applicants. Their minimum GPA requirement was not enough to eliminate
apps.And I'd heard that SAT scores had become higher over the last 20 years.
If that is true, then there is a bias towards younger applicants.
My main reason for being bothered was I thought it was irrelevent and I
doubted that most workers older than 25 would have cared to remember the
But, the job was in Boston, which is a competitive area, for a hot new
technology and the employer needed something to eliminate applicants on.
At 10:40 PM 5/9/97 GMT, you wrote:
>Only coming through in waves, Joanne Greene <joanne -dot- greene -at- jacobus -dot- com> =
>>About a year ago, a Boston based bank advertised for a Web page =
>>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 =
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