The Democratic National Committee is hiring new IT people. That’s normal and probably good, given their computer problems over the past while. However, Madeleine Leader, the Democratic National Committee Data Services Manager, added a very illegal request to her inhouse email:
I personally would prefer that you not forward to cisgender straight white males, since they’re already in the majority.
I reached out to the DNC to ask for a response and have not heard back. I attempted to contact Ms. Leader directly, but her LinkedIn page has been taken down. (I cannot verify why or when it was taken down.)
So, here’s the thing: You can’t do this. Not legally, anyway. It’s important to note that this is not DNC hiring policy, but one hiring manager gone rogue.
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