Apple pledges to end hiring discrimination against long-term unemployed


Apple joins a new program to help end discrimination against those who have been unemployed for a long time and are seeking jobs. Apple isn’t the only company onboard with the President Obama’s new program and is standing with these corporations. Matter of fact 300 businesses are taking the pledge to support the program. 

A few of the companies include Walmart, Ford and General Motors. 21 of America’s biggest businesses and 47 of 200 are taking the stand against discrimination against long-term unemployed. New hiring practices are said to be implemented. President Obama says that long-term unemployed citizens is one of the major issues in the U.S. job market.

Many executives plan to make an appearance with the POTUS on Friday, but CEO Tim Cook is not on the list of attendees.

An executive order from the President declaring there will not be unfair practices against long-term unemployed citizens was also made as. Not only is President Obama creating this program for other companies, but is making this a federal government policy as well. 

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