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Unlawful Interview & Application Questions

Employers may not ask applicants interview questions that would violate employment laws, be considered discriminatory or constitute an invasion of privacy. The following types of questions may not be asked as part of the employment interview:

Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Name - Inquiries about the applicants name which would indicate applicant's lineage, ancestry, national origin or descent.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Marital or Family Status - Questions that indicate whether the applicant is married, single, divorced, engaged, etc. Questions regarding the number and age of children. Questions concerning pregnancy. Questions which directly or indirectly result in the limitation of a job opportunity in any way.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Age - Direct questions asking the applicants age or birth date.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Disabilities - General questions about whether the applicant is disabled or asking about the nature and severity of a disability.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Religion - Questions regarding the applicant's religious denomination or affiliation, church, parish, pastor, or religious holidays observed. Any inquiry to indicate or identify religious denomination or customs.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Race - Questions concerning the applicant's race or national origin.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Address - Specific inquiry into a foreign address which would indicate national origin.  Names or relationship of persons with whom the applicant resides. Whether the applicant owns or rents their home.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Criminal Record - Any inquiry relating to prior arrests or convictions.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Relatives - Questions regarding the applicant's relatives.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Credit Rating - Question regarding the applicant's credit rating.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)National Origin - How foreign languages were learned, ancestry or birthplace of parents or spouse, the birthplace of applicant.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Group Memberships - Questions regarding social or political group membership.
Pittsburgh PA Employment Law Help Center(sm)Military Service - Questions regarding military service, reserve obligations, disciplinary record or discharge.

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