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Can an Interviewer Ask if You Have Children?

Dear Experts, Can an interviewer ask if you had children? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#387 Whether u have children or not has nothing 2 do with performing the job. This is not an acceptable interview question. (@DebraWheatman) Q#387 They can ask, but in most jurisdictions they cannot discriminate against you for this in their hiring decision. (@gradversity) Q#387 NO! Cannot legally ask about kids - considered discrimination. Yet, many don't realize this is illegal. (@jtodonnell) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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