Do you have a driver s license?
Can you sit for two hours at a time?
Can you read a video display terminal?
Can you reach the top of a six-foot-high filing cabinet?
Are you capable of standing for three hours at a time?
Would you be able to arrive to work by 8:00 A.M. every day?
What was your attendance record at your prior place of employment?
Do you currently engage in the illegal use of drugs?
An employer may invite applicants to voluntarily disclose their handicap or disability or other protected status for purposes of assisting the employer in its affirmative action efforts. An employer should make it clear that the information will be used solely in connection with its affirmative action efforts, will be kept confidential, and that nondisclosure will not subject the applicant to adverse treatment.
The MCAD has developed a Fact Sheet which can serve as a quick reference guide to
determine what are and are not appropriate questions to ask on an application or during an
MCAD Fact Sheet: Pre-Employment Inquiries
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Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination: www.mass.gov/mcad/preemployfactsht.html