In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced two important civil rights initiatives for workers struggling in this economy. These are strong moves that show that Obama is willing to use his constitutional powers to take action on civil rights.
With so many millions of people unemployed, and frantic to find jobs, companies are routinely flooded with applications for every open position. That flood gives employers the privilege to be very, very picky.
At any time, and in a heartbeat, any of us can become that unemployed job candidate. And if you are over the age of 50, look out; you may be prohibited from being considered for future employment at all..