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ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

 

September 19, 2018



NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.

In a complaint filed Tuesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the ACLU lists 10 employers that it claims have placed ads on Facebook that violate federal and state discrimination laws. Changes Facebook made to its ads systems this year to prevent discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion and other characteristics didn't extend to gender, the group said.

Facebook responded quickly, saying that there is "no place for discrimination" on it...



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