Legal Question in Discrimination Law in Virginia


Can a prospective employer ask you if you smoke in an interview?

Asked on 1/23/07, 6:48 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Re: smoking

Yes, I believe such an employer can ask that question since it may relate to possible issues involving an employee's health (and therefore fitness for the job) as well as leave-taking (and who knows what else).

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Answered on 1/23/07, 10:06 pm

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