Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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From a job ad. There are many ads like this, but this one made me suddenly wonder...



Is the last paragraph just a ritualistic affirmation? Is there any company that would discriminate (or at least confess to doing so) "on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status"? Wouldn't that be illegal? Isn't it a bit like writing "we do not beat our employees" or "we do not sponsor terrorism"? Is there any meaningful information that this paragraph conveys?
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