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No, I do not. However, can they hire a candidate that didn't meet the requirements for the position (securities license), when I met the qualifications?
I never mentioned a promotion, but thanks for the very general information provided.
You stated that you applied for an internal position within your company. I assumed that it was a promotion, because most people don't apply for a position unless it will be a better fit for them or provide better benefits, income, etc. Regardless, that assumption, if incorrect, has no bearing on the legal outcome of the issue.The information that I have provided is general because the facts that you've given here are general and also because the law in this area is very general. Employers have wide latitude in what they can do, provided that they avoid making decisions using specific illegal factors. Did you have some more specific facts for me to consider?
As i stated previously, one of the requirements for the position is to have a federal securities license. One, in which the new hire does not currently have. One in which I was asked to "teach" the new hire how to pass this rigorous exam. Well, if i was told that am not qualified for the job, how can I be qualified to teach the required licensing course?
Thanks again, obviously the law is narrow in scope.
I will agree with you there. The law is narrow in scope. The Supreme Court dictated such in one of its decisions concerning the definition of the term "hostile work environment."
The Supreme Court stated that our employment laws are not meant to be a civility code, but rather, are only intended to address specific and narrow issues of law, namely, the issue of discrimination made illegal by statute.
I do wish that I could tell you differently here, but it would not help you for me to tell you that you have a claim when you do not.I'm simply respecting you enough to be honest with you.
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