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Jobless Discrimination

NYC Adopts Tough Jobless-Discrimination Law

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City will soon have the nation's most far-reaching laws barring employers from shunning out-of-work job applicants, after lawmake...

Jobless Discrimination Bill VETOED

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Help wanted. Qualifications: Must already have a job. It's a frustrating catch for those out of work in an era of high unemployment: look...

Arthur Delaney

Obama: Discrimination Against Jobless 'Makes Absolutely No Sense' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

President Obama said during a Tuesday radio show that hiring discrimination against the jobless "makes absolutely no sense" and that he supports legis...

Laura Bassett

New Bill Would Ban Discrimination Against The Jobless | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, employers cannot discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex, or nation...