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By Peter Israel
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Keep human rights legislation in mind when writing help-wanted ads

Question:

I am in the process of starting my own company and need to hire new employees. I have been told human rights legislation prohibits me from asking certain questions of prospective employees. Could you provide some guidance on how to write job advertisements and application forms that do not run afoul of human rights obligations?

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