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ATTORNEY GENERAL LISA MADIGAN’S OFFICE IS LOOKING INTO POSSIBLE AGE DISCRIMINATION ON NATIONAL JOB SEARCH WEBSITES.
 
MADIGAN’S OFFICE SENT LETTERS TO SIX COMPANIES INCLUDING MONSTER, CAREER BUILDER AND INDEED, WARNING THEM THAT SOME OLDER JOB SEEKERS ARE HAVING TROUBLE USING THEIR SITES. SPOKESPERSON EILEEN BOYCE SAYS THAT COULD BE A PROBLEM.
 
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BOYCE SAYS ON SOME OF THE SITES, THE DROP DOWN MENU TO LIST THE YEAR OF PREVIOUS JOB EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION DOESN’T GO BACK FAR ENOUGH, LEAVING SENIORS WITH INCOMPLETE RESUMES.
 
 
THE COMPANIES THAT WERE SENT LETTERS INCLUDE CAREER BUILDER, MONSTER AND BEYOND DOT COM.

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