Job seekers experience tattoo and weight discrimination

pizza tattooFor most American college students, the advice to resist visible tattoos, dyed hair and other non-traditional looks is offered frequently during the search for a career-related job. However, discrimination based on body modification and dress effect 20-somethings outside of the U.S. as well, according to an article by New Zealand based news organization The Press.

“In general, as long as the discrimination is not based on gender, race, colour or ethnicity, it does not breach any laws,” the article reads.


Many job applicants have also experienced discrimination based on their weight, too.

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