Tag: job advertisements

Digital Discrimination: Targeted Ads Don’t Reach All Potential Applicants

“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com. With the recent advent of advertising on social media platforms, the recruiting landscape has changed even further. […]

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Advertising before recruiting: Strict Canadian requirements when hiring foreign workers

by Arlin Sahinyan In Canada, hiring foreign workers comes with certain administrative hurdles for employers. Most employers need to obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from government authorities, which aims to show that there is a need for foreign workers (as opposed to hiring Canadians for the job). Before recruiting any candidate, employers must […]

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Hiring Decisions and Older Workers — Avoiding Liability

By Alix Herber and Hadiya Roderique Across Canada, human rights legislation prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of age. This applies to all aspects of the employment relationship — job advertisements, application forms, job interviews, hiring decisions, denial of promotional opportunities, and termination decisions. Data from the Ontario Human Rights Commission for 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 […]

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