Questions You Should Not Ask/Be Asked

National Origin

Do Not Ask:

  • Are you a U.S. citizen?
  • What is your native language?


Acceptable: Are you authorized to work in the U.S.? What languages can you read/speak fluently?

**(if job related)**


Do Not Ask:

  • How old are you?
  • When did you graduate from college?

Acceptable: Are you over the age of 18?




Do Not Ask about:

  • applicant’s general or specific health, medical condition, or mental/physical disability,
  • how many days applicant was absent due to illness at previous job,
  • workers’ comp claim history


Acceptable to Ask about: (i) applicant’s ability to perform a specific job function, (ii) whether applicant can meet attendance requirements, (iii) non-medical qualifications


Do Not Ask:

  • What is your religion?
  • What religious holidays do you observe?


Acceptable: Can you work on evenings and weekends if necessary?

NOTE TO INTERVIEWERS: Although considering the following items are not discriminatory in nature, please be aware of your personal biases, opinions, and treatment of people based on the following:

  • Physical Appearance
  • Height
  • Accent
  • Geographic Location
  • Hair or Eye Color

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Angel A. Castro, III, Esq.

300 East 95th Street

Suite 172
New York, NY




Phone: (347) 762-6334
Fax: (212) 731-0217


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Serving in the Federal District Courts, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York Supreme Courts in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Westchester, Broome and Onondaga Counties, as well as the Appellate Division First, Second, Third, & Fourth Departments for Complex Litigation, Appeals, & Negotiation.


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