What if the EEOC thought about making hiring on the basis of a degree illegal?
A Fortune article titled “What’s the Role of Government in Addressing ‘The Great Resignation’” quoted JFF President and CEO Maria Flynn offering a creative, if controversial, idea for how government could address the problem of employers requiring academic degrees to qualify for a job, even when such qualifications aren’t really necessary.
Participating in a panel discussion at Brainstorm A.I., a recent Fortune event in Boston, Flynn said, “What if the [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] thought about making hiring on the basis of a degree illegal? What if that was considered discrimination?”