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Can an interviewer ask about your family?
Last Updated: 8th June, 2020
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Beside this, why do interviewers ask about family?
Most interviewers are trying to get to knowhowmany family members you have in order to see, howmanypeople you have got to support or maybe they want to knowwhetherany family member is going to act as an interruptionto yourcareer.
Likewise, what questions are illegal for an employer to ask during a job interview?
- Race, Color, or National Origin.
- Sex, Gender Identity, or Sexual Orientation.
- Pregnancy status.
- Age or Genetic Information.
- Marital Status or Number of Children.
In this way, can interviewers ask about pregnancy?
Thus, an employer may not refuse to hire a womanbecauseshe is or expects to become pregnant. Althoughaskingapplicants about pregnancy or their marital orparentalstatus does not violate Title VII, a fact finder islikelyto presume that the answers to such questions formed thebasis fora selection decision.
Can a potential employer ask about your health?
"The Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA)prevents an employer from asking about thehealthconditions of a prospective employee," she said.Forexample, Sirkin said, if a disability is apparent,anemployer may legally ask how theapplicantcan fulfill the major functions ofthejob.