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Pre-Employment Inquiries and Gender

Questions about an applicant's sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), marital status, medical history of pregnancy, future child bearing plans, number and/or ages of children or dependents, provisions for child care, abortions, birth control, ability to reproduce, and name or address of spouse or children are generally viewed as not job-related and problematic under Title VII unless a defense or exception applies.

Any pre-employment inquiry in connection with prospective employment expressing or implying limitations or special treatment because of sex (unless a defense or exception applies) or any inquiry made of members of one sex and not the other, is similarly troublesome.