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Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report’s “Weekend Read” Newsletter Features Article by Epstein Becker Green Attorneys Nathaniel Glasser, Adam Forman, Matthew Savage Aibel

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report’s “Weekend Read” newsletter featured “INSIGHT: Online Ads Targeting Job Applicants Under Scrutiny from EEOC, Plaintiff’s Bar,” an article co-authored by Nathaniel M. Glasser and Adam S. Forman, Members of the Firm, and Matthew Savage Aibel, Associate.

Following is an excerpt:

Every week, Bloomberg Law features articles written by and for legal practitioners, offering an insider’s view into the most important issues across every practice area: Bloomberg Law Insights.

This week we explored, among other important issues:

  • Ways businesses can mitigate risk when posting jobs online …

Reducing Risks in Online Recruiting

Online advertising and hiring is a standard way many companies attract candidates, and the ramifications of private lawsuits alleging discrimination and the EEOC’s position on the topic should be taken seriously by employers, write Epstein Becker & Green attorneys. They offer tips to mitigate against risk when posting jobs online.

  • Potential Pitfalls: Evaluate which online platforms your company advertises jobs on, and ensure those ads are not being targeted based on protected factors such as age, race, or gender.
  • Reduce Risks: Evaluate each publication and website used to post job advertisements to ensure there is something about the platform that is job-related.