Legal Question in Discrimination Law in Virginia

I was wondering if a hiring manager that i interviewed with is allowed to ask this question even when he stated that "im not really supposed to ask this, but"

His question:" what your personal life like"?

My response:"what do you mean"

His response:"like are you a single dad with a kid"?

Asked on 5/16/11, 8:58 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E Hendrickson Michael E Hendrickson

As this manager already has commented, i.e., he probably should

not have asked this particular question during your job interview, but since he did and, so now, what, a lawsuit?

No, I don't think so, at least not one that would be successful.

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Answered on 5/16/11, 11:02 am


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