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Retail workers may face types of discrimination that are not commonly discussed, such as disability and attractiveness discrimination.

Are Unattractive People Less Likely to Be Hired?

Photo of an Employee Being Fired By His Los Angeles Employer

Workplace discrimination often covers issues relating to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and disability, but rarely discusses physical appearance. In a society obsessed with looks, it is no surprise that attractiveness can help candidates land jobs. Unfortunately, the opposite may be true for less attractive job candidates. Several years ago, Newsweek polled 202 corporate hiring … Continue reading

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