A few years ago, one of my colleagues emailed me and asked if I would review a particular question on a client’s job application. Specifically, the client wanted to know whether a certain health-related inquiry was something the client could do before extending a conditional offer of employment.
Well, not only was this particular question unlawful, so were the other four I found on the job application. They all violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Every. Damn. One.
But, was this an anomaly? If we drained the ADA-noncompliance swamp, would we only find this employer?
My bottles of Drakkar Noir and left arm adorned in shiny Rowleckses says, “No.” Continue reading