Maryland has joined a growing list of states considering legislation to protect the unemployed. Legislators there are weighing a bill that would prevent employers from limiting applications for open positions to only those currently holding jobs.
Advocates nationwide argue that such laws are needed given the... Read More »
One problem that has bedeviled many jobless workers is the inability to apply for jobs simply because some employers won't consider them.
Now, President Barack Obama wants to end the practice by making it illegal for employers to discriminate against job candidates because they are unemployed.
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