Temp agencies across America have been using coded words and phrases to discriminate against job applicants based on race and gender, which is illegal. The veiled language helped categorize workers and relay what certain clients wanted – or didn’t want.
Scroll through some of the terms reporter Will Evans uncovered when digging into this systemic discrimination. Can you guess what these code words meant?
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