Unemployment Discrimination

By Carrie Corcoran

(Revised as of 4/12/12)

On March 28, 2012, legislation was introduced before the New York City Council (“NYC Council”) that, if enacted, will extend employment discrimination protections to unemployed job seekers.  In a climate of persistently high unemployment rates and many discouraged – and disgruntled – jobless persons, it should come as

By: Michael A. Kalish

The following does not depict an actual interview.  Rather, it is a fictitious illustration (at least for now).

Interviewer:    So tell me why you’re interviewing for the position we’ve advertised.

Interviewee:   That’s an easy one.  Because I’m unemployed and I need a job.

Interviewer:    What happened with your last job?