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When analyzing a job and creating job descriptions individua

When analyzing a job and creating job descriptions individual attributes are important to consider, however if not written correctly or if they disqualify individuals individuals of a protected class this can lead organizations into the courtroom. But there are some jobs that will require special attributes for a job and this is where Bona fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQ's) are used.

What position requires a BFOQ? Wearing your HR hat how would you justify this position would require special hiring attributes?

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What position requires a BFOQ?

There are several different positions that require a BFOQ. Certain positions become riskier as employees age. An airline cannot have a 90 year old piloting an airplane, even if the pilot was competent in their position when younger. It has been proven through research that as people age, their reflexes ...

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When analyzing a job and creating job descriptions individual attributes are important to consider, however if not written correctly or if they disqualify individuals individuals of a protected class this can lead organizations into the courtroom. But there are some jobs that will require special attributes for a job and this is where Bona fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQ's) are used.

What position requires a BFOQ? Wearing your HR hat how would you justify this position would require special hiring attributes?

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