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Obama’s EEOC: We’ll Sue You If You Don’t Hire Criminals
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 15 Feb 2013 10:52 AM | Jim Meyers

Posted on 02/15/2013 9:29:37 AM PST by Olog-hai

The Obama administration’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it should be a federal crime to refuse to hire ex-convicts — and threatens to sue businesses that don’t employ criminals.

In April, the EEOC unveiled its “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records,” which declares that “criminal record exclusions have a disparate impact based on race and national origin.”

The impetus for this “guidance” is that black men are nearly seven times more likely than white men to serve time in prison, and therefore refusals to hire convicts disproportionally impact blacks, according to a Wall Street Journal opinion piece by James Bovard, a libertarian author and lecturer whose books include “Freedom in Chains: The Rise of the State and the Demise of the Citizen.” …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: eeoc; hiringcriminals; racecard
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1 posted on 02/15/2013 9:29:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The impetus for this “guidance” is that black men are nearly seven times more likely than white men to serve time in prison, and therefore refusals to hire convicts disproportionally impact blacks,

Barack has to look out for his base.


2 posted on 02/15/2013 9:32:02 AM PST by cquiggy
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To: Olog-hai

This country is more effed each day due to the machinations of the permanent DC liberal/affirmative action bureaucracy that the meteor only missed by 4600 miles


3 posted on 02/15/2013 9:33:12 AM PST by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing --- Joe Pine)
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To: cquiggy

Criminals? Ah, we already have the pre-criminal democrates, never punished for anything, might as well open all the prisons now and overrun the country in pogroms while disarming us... the abuse tempo must increase. Give them the keys to your bank accounts...


4 posted on 02/15/2013 9:35:11 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Olog-hai

So armed robbers are now going to be hired as bank tellers or else???


5 posted on 02/15/2013 9:35:59 AM PST by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: cquiggy

Obama voters more likely to serve prison time .

At least they are admitting it.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 9:36:20 AM PST by Venturer
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To: MissTed

Not worries mate.. The ATM already replaced them.


7 posted on 02/15/2013 9:37:40 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cquiggy

Meanwhile Rove is destroying his own engine, the conservative base, and RINOs in congress are going in denial, Orwellian and offering zero resistance.


8 posted on 02/15/2013 9:38:07 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Olog-hai

aren’t these the same people who want to crack down on employers hiring illegals?


9 posted on 02/15/2013 9:38:07 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Olog-hai

Obama’s objective is the Destruction of America.

Anybody want to site one of his policies that don’t reflect this goal?


10 posted on 02/15/2013 9:38:29 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: MissTed

Law says if you cannot be bonded for fidelity coverage, you cannot work for a federally insured financial instituion. I wonder which law they will choose to enforce??


11 posted on 02/15/2013 9:39:25 AM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: All

Have any of you ever watched “Death Wish 2”? In the 1982 movie there is a scene at a cocktail party in which one guy advocates that whites should commit more crimes in order to equalize the disparity between the number of black muggers to white. It was treated as a joke but look, now we have the reality, that is exactly what liberals want.


12 posted on 02/15/2013 9:39:34 AM PST by calex59
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To: JudgemAll

If the SHTF, and it’s 0bama’s gov’t holding on against a country in rebellion,

I’m betting one of the things he does is open all the prisons.


13 posted on 02/15/2013 9:40:36 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Olog-hai

This really shouldn’t be a concern.

With the enacting of ObamaCare, we’ll be lucky if ANYBODY is working in the next few years.


14 posted on 02/15/2013 9:41:52 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: cableguymn

So let’s see here your resume says you have experience in thuggary, bribes, extortion and petty theft. I’m sorry but the only position we have available in in crongress.


15 posted on 02/15/2013 9:43:42 AM PST by Captain PJ (Are we there yet?)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh, I thought this was the next step in removing our ability to “discriminate.” Most recently it was newcomers like mental illness, including alchoholism, age, and so forth. But turns out this is just an extension of race. Hey, how about the justice department goes to the horse’s mouth? If criminal history “disperately impacts” blacks, then ipso facto lawmakers, cops, DAs, judges, and juries are racist. Try punishing them instead of employers.

We truly are intent on destroying civilization, some of us, aren’t we?


16 posted on 02/15/2013 9:48:23 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Olog-hai

By the way, God damn the person who first taught a judge the term “disparate impact.”


17 posted on 02/15/2013 9:49:34 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: Olog-hai

Because stats show...if 0bama had a son he’d look like an exfelon who can’t get a job.


18 posted on 02/15/2013 9:54:54 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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HASAN


HUSSEIN




HIS IQ IS OFF THE CHARTS!


19 posted on 02/15/2013 9:55:25 AM PST by devolve ( -------- -- --It is not where Obama was born that is the problem - it is where he*s living now--)
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To: Olog-hai

what, they want every private business to have a workforce with the morals of the US Congress?


20 posted on 02/15/2013 9:58:54 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Olog-hai
The only growth industry that I know of is gun stores!

Yep....hire felons at gun stores!

/facepalm

21 posted on 02/15/2013 9:59:00 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Dear Congress Critter: Help create jobs and support RKBA by repealing 18 USC 922 (o).)
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To: Olog-hai

Translation: Politicians need jobs after they retire....


22 posted on 02/15/2013 10:00:10 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Olog-hai

The EEOC sure has gone down hill.


23 posted on 02/15/2013 10:00:27 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Captain PJ

“So let’s see here your resume says you have experience in thuggary, bribes, extortion and petty theft. I’m sorry but the only position we have available in in crongress.”

So, what’s the deal with the 3-5 year gap in your resume?


24 posted on 02/15/2013 10:00:57 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: MrB

>>If the SHTF, and it’s 0bama’s gov’t holding on against a country in rebellion,
>>I’m betting one of the things he does is open all the prisons.

Relax, Zero could only clear the federal prisons (~ 176,000 prisoners) by E.O. The state prisons would still be full.


25 posted on 02/15/2013 10:01:53 AM PST by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: calex59

[ Have any of you ever watched “Death Wish 2”? In the 1982 movie there is a scene at a cocktail party in which one guy advocates that whites should commit more crimes in order to equalize the disparity between the number of black muggers to white. It was treated as a joke but look, now we have the reality, that is exactly what liberals want. ]

That is a swell idea!!! Crime Quotas!!!

You sign up for the government program, commit a crime and get off scott free as long as it is a white on non-minority crime......


26 posted on 02/15/2013 10:02:21 AM PST by GraceG
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To: headstamp 2
With the enacting of ObamaCare, we’ll be lucky if ANYBODY is working in the next few years.

In the long run we might be better off, though. If enough people stopped working and thus quit paying income tax, the government could not keep the lights on in Washington. Never mind foreign aid and welfare benefits to almost half the US population.

Unfortunately there are not enough people prepared to make such sacrifice for the good of the nation.

27 posted on 02/15/2013 10:03:11 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: Olog-hai

Jeez, does that mean I got to hire for a limo company to hire a person who was arrested for DUI and grand theft auto???

I’m going out a hire a CPA who went to prison for TAX FRAUD!!


28 posted on 02/15/2013 10:03:21 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Olog-hai

Yup! Day care centers will be forced to hire ex-cons with convictions for child sex abuse.

The EEOC lives in an alternate universe just like most bureaucrats.


29 posted on 02/15/2013 10:04:01 AM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Olog-hai

Does this include the military, security clearances, Whitehut staff, etc?


30 posted on 02/15/2013 10:04:24 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: cquiggy

Well its not disportionate. Its exactly in proportion to the number of black criminals. Disportionate would mean if blacks were seven time more likely to serve time and fourteen times,say, more likely not to be hired.

There is nothing disportionate if the ratio remains the same. It is what it is.

Where blacks can help themselves is to not be criminals in the first place.

IMHO


31 posted on 02/15/2013 10:04:29 AM PST by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: MrB
I’m betting one of the things he does is open all the prisons.

I said it a few years ago...in his final hours in office, he will enact a final "F**K YOU AMERICA!" with the act of a Presidental Pardon (with voting and firearm rights restored) to EVERY incarcerated black in America.

32 posted on 02/15/2013 10:06:02 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Dear Congress Critter: Help create jobs and support RKBA by repealing 18 USC 922 (o).)
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To: Olog-hai

the may have some trouble in TX. Try putting “prison or conviction” on your job application...ha.


33 posted on 02/15/2013 10:06:16 AM PST by q_an_a (the more laws the less justice)
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To: vikingd00d
Relax, Zero could only clear the federal prisons (~ 176,000 prisoners) by E.O. The state prisons would still be full.

Wrong. Presidental Pardon for any citizen (or non-citizen) for any crime. Absolutely cannot be contested or countered unless you can impeach him and remove before his pen can sign the sheet of paper.

34 posted on 02/15/2013 10:08:43 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Dear Congress Critter: Help create jobs and support RKBA by repealing 18 USC 922 (o).)
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To: MrB
I’m betting one of the things he does is open all the prisons.

Maybe he'll offer them a deal: serve one year in his Homie Defense Corpse to get a pardon.

35 posted on 02/15/2013 10:09:06 AM PST by Max in Utah
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To: Adder

Got a Felony Conviction? No CDL, No Tending Bar, NO WORKING AT CITY HALL!


36 posted on 02/15/2013 10:09:06 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Olog-hai
it's good to know Bernie Madoff will have a job when he gets his sentence commuted.

/sarc

37 posted on 02/15/2013 10:09:50 AM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: MrB
If the SHTF, and it’s 0bama’s gov’t holding on against a country in rebellion, I’m betting one of the things he does is open all the prisons.

Holder (or ValJar, or Bill Ayers) probably already has the plan on file.

Mr. niteowl77

38 posted on 02/15/2013 10:10:17 AM PST by niteowl77 (Oh, crap.)
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To: Olog-hai

Theoretically, are not ex-convicts, having served their allotted time,paid fines or other restitutions, et cetera, presumed to have paid their debt to society?

Just askin.’


39 posted on 02/15/2013 10:13:10 AM PST by Elsiejay
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To: Adder
Where blacks can help themselves is to not be criminals in the first place.

In this matter, a couple of generations' history shows they just can't help themselves.

Redistribution is a modern mode of helping those who have the moral inclination, but are just too lazy to steal. /S

40 posted on 02/15/2013 10:15:39 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Olog-hai

You know, until recently I’d sit back at something like this, chuckle and wait for the inevitable a$$kicking to be administered by the Supreme Court.

But now they’ll just fine ... er ... tax business that fail to comply and it’ll pass the Court in a 5/4 decision with Roberts writing for the majority.


41 posted on 02/15/2013 10:16:46 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: Captain PJ
So let’s see here your resume says you have experience in thuggary, bribes, extortion and petty theft. I’m sorry but the only position we have available in in crongress.

LOL

42 posted on 02/15/2013 10:17:08 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: cquiggy

This really isn’t any different than his government and party enacting severely draconian laws that infringe on the rights of abortion clinic protesters. They also protect and avenge any harm that comes to their prolific butchers (aka Abortionists).

Here’s a clue for employers. ALWAYS review resumes and applications in private without having the prospective candidate present. DO NOT CALL anyone in without having had this review. If you are ever caught in a situation where you interview someone who mentions their incarceration, immediately check to see if that was entered on the application. Your applications should REQUIRE that ALL periods of unemployment be accounted for and LISTED as a separate entry....if their incarceration isn’t listed, end the interview for lying on the application.


43 posted on 02/15/2013 10:18:00 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: GraceG

“Translation: Politicians need jobs after they retire....”

LOL! No truer words were ever spoken.


44 posted on 02/15/2013 10:22:47 AM PST by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Olog-hai

Next step.....

You want qualifications? Disparate impact.

You want dependability? Disparate impact.

You want references? Disparate impact.


45 posted on 02/15/2013 10:26:22 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: vikingd00d
elax, Zero could only clear the federal prisons (~ 176,000 prisoners) by E.O. The state prisons would still be full.

I OWE YOU AN APOLOGY. YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT, and I AM WRONG in Post 34..

Presidential pardons are only for federal offenses (not impeachment).

Glad my lawyer walked by my desk ;)

46 posted on 02/15/2013 10:27:58 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Dear Congress Critter: Help create jobs and support RKBA by repealing 18 USC 922 (o).)
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To: Elsiejay

Yes. Certain jobs however require, or at least suggest a strong need for, a clean record.

As for myself, about 3 years ago I interviewed a guy who owned up a conviction for drug possession in his past. He was regretful, paid his penalty, and had put that foolish mistake behind him. Today... he’s my best employee.


47 posted on 02/15/2013 10:29:31 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Olog-hai

and jobs that require a bond or key man insurance make convicted felons uninsurable. (also those with misdemenors involving fraud)


48 posted on 02/15/2013 10:31:48 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Olog-hai
So if I have it straight, 0 not only doesn't want us to have guns to defend ourselves against felons, he wants us to be required to hire them as well?
49 posted on 02/15/2013 10:35:01 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s going to be funny when some liberal walks into a small business and the thug clerk cheats him. He’ll complain and the clerk will scream “You just accusin’ me ‘cause I’m a convict.”

Or some liberal business owner in San Francisco hires a thug and the cash register comes up short every day. He’ll say “I’m going to have the raise the prices and probably have to pay more taxes.”

Again, I can’t for the life me understand how anyone could still vote for obama


50 posted on 02/15/2013 10:39:54 AM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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