The NFL Combine just took place last week in everyone's sort-of favorite convention city, Indianapolis, Indiana. A jarring news story came out of that event wherein an official from an unidentified NFL team asked a prospect, LSU running bank Darrius Geice, "if he liked men" during the interview. Yes, according to the story as reported, an NFL team asked a potential employee if he was a homosexual in the job interview.
While that by itself is startling - that an major employer like an NFL team - can be so foolish as to ask a blatantly illegal interview question to a job candidate, the response that one hears on sports talk radio is equally surprising. Unbelievably, there are a fair amount of people out there who have no idea that this question potentially violates Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964.Read More