The Outline Quotes Noah Zatz on Legality of LinkedIn Job Postings

The Outline quoted Professor Noah Zatz on the legality of LinkedIn job postings that request applicants to have a ‘neutral accent.’ Although the U.S. prohibits job listings from requiring potential employees to have a neutral accent, LinkedIn and other job listing sites have been doing so—which is potentially illegal. “If there is no barrier to effective communication and to modeling appropriate English grammar, word choice, etc., the accent shouldn’t matter,” argued Zatz. 

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