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Legal environment of human resource management

What are some common ways employers discriminate in the recruitment process?

What legal claims can be brought against an employer, and what is the basis for each claim?

What actions can an employer take to avoid these legal claims?

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Legal environment of human resource management
What are some common ways employers discriminate in the recruitment process? What legal claims can be brought against an employer, and what is the basis for each claim? What actions can an employer take to avoid these legal claims?

There seems to be a trend now for organizations to use different methods for hiring and some of those if not illegal are certainly unethical. Some common methods (Harris & Ph.D, 2009) employers use to discriminate are as follows:

1) Using job advertisements and recruitment agencies
Companies ask the recruiters to filter applicants by race, gender, or ethnicity. This is illegal, but companies figure they are not legally responsible ...

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