The Importance Of BFOQ

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In my understanding, BFOQ is a legal discrimination act that employers are allowed to use during the hiring process. Employers are allowed to use BFOQ as long as they can prove that it is necessary for their business. BFOQ can only be use according to gender, religion, and national origin, never race or color. An example I can think of is that recently my mother applied for a position, and even though she was told she met all the requirements times 10, they decided to go with another less qualify applicant. The reason was my mother is a seven days Adventist and they do not believe in working on Saturdays, they told her they needed someone especially for Saturdays because that is when they are the most busy, and makes the most money. I do

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