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Is it legal to request physical attributes for a servers job in NYC?

Is it legal to request face shots & physical attributes on a job add for a restaurant servers job in New York City. I have come across many adds were different companies are requesting (face shots, portfolios & even specific physical attributes) for simple Server/Waiters Jobs in NYC, is this legal and how can I go about it as it is obviously a act of discrimination.

Asked By: latinoboy308 - 9/1/2009
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You can't discriminate against people because of their race, or religion, or because they're handicapped but I don't know of any law against discriminating against somebody because of their looks. Certain businesses have certain images they want upheld by their employees. If that means they only want really good-... More
Answered By: lillllbit - 9/1/2009
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uh..."Hooters"? Not discrimination. YOu can always say no if you are uncomfortable with it.
Answered By: wizjp - 9/1/2009
 
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