A woman walks by a "Help Wanted" sign taped to the window of a restaurant in San Francisco. Some employers are refusing to consider hiring anyone who doesn't already have a job, leading to increased scrutiny by the EEOC. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Job seekers at the Helping Hands Resource Group in Hollywood, Fla., on Wednesday. Lynne Sladky/Associated Press hide caption

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