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Court Considers Time Limits on Employment Discrimination Suits

February 23, 2010
Chicago’s government does not dispute that an employment test unfairly excluded African Americans from consideration for firefighter positions. It maintains, however, that the legal action occurred after the 300-day statute of limitations ran out on the initial announcement.
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Why Forcing Managers to Interview Minority Candidates Is Good Business

February 9, 2010
Commentary: To strip the emotion out of the issue, you have to stop talking about affirmative action and start talking about how the world of hiring works. To do that, let’s replace ‘minority candidate’ with ‘internal candidate’ and evaluate the general merits of forcing interviews—even if it seems the hiring decision has already been made.
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