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Obama's "Jobs Bill:" Discussion of candidate's 'job history' during interview may be off-limits (!)

Original post made by Amy, Amador Estates, on Sep 16, 2011

Imagine that. The most valid predictor of a candidate's success potential on the job is to learn of their job history. But if the Obama Jobs Bill passes, it threatens to make a discussion of job history off-limits!

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Posted by Matt
a resident of Gatewood
on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:22 am

You're talking partisan nonsense. The article you cite says that they can't discriminate based on the fact that they're unemployed. It does not say that they can't use job history as a criterion when evaluating candidates.

I agree the provision is unnecessary regulation that invites more lawsuits, but there's no way it would be used as as you assert, and it's disingenuous to suggest it will.

And, really, "deliberately destroying our economy"? Anyone who spouts stuff like this is feeding into the partisan rhetoric that is blocking our ability to solve real problems. Both parties behave in a way that puts their success and power ahead of the success of the country. They're Coke and Pepsi. Stop playing into their hands.


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Posted by Sam
a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:57 am

Matt said: "You're talking partisan nonsense. The article you cite says that they can't discriminate based on the fact that they're unemployed. It does not say that they can't use job history as a criterion when evaluating candidates."

Interesting that such a distinction is beyond the grasp of someone who claims that she is a VP of HR with 30 years of experience.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm

i've said all along that Palin quit her job as guv for money...


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