Can you rescind a job offer because you learn a candidate sued a prior employer for discrimination?

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Probably a bad idea. Especially if defending U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuits isn’t your jam.

The EEOC newsroom is usually full of great blog fodder, and this press release about a recent $60,000 settlement of a unique retaliation lawsuit scratched my itch.

According to the EEOC, it sued an employer that had extended job offers to a group of 17 former employees during a series of job fair interviews for positions at one of its plants but retracted its offer to a female former employee when a records review revealed she previously filed a complaint of pregnancy discrimination and

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