Unemployed Face Job Discrimination

American VoicesEconomy ISSUE 46•26 Jun 29, 2008

More and more companies are requiring job applicants to already have a job. What do you think?

  • “Makes sense to me. At my all-you-can-eat restaurant, we require you to show up full."”

    Colin Wierzbowski –
    Restaurateur

  • “As the head of a company myself, yes, I'd prefer that applicants already have jobs. Either that, or no work experience, an Ivy League diploma, and an entitled, overly confident attitude."”

    Wendy Van Leuwen –
    CEO

  • “And here I thought the trouble was me being a disabled, sixty-year-old black man."”

    Rufus Lydecker –
    Unemployed