Legal to ask birthyear on a volunteer position application?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Albuquerque, NM

In the process of applying to volunteer on for a city facility, I was asked on the application to fill out my birth date, including the year. Is is legal to ask for the year? Thanks

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  1. Norman Antonio Stiteler

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . It is legal to ask. If you feel you are discriminated against because of your age, you should discuss the matter with an attorney However, due to the fact this is a volunteer position, it is hard to picture what relief may be available.

    I am licensed in New Mexico and Pennsylvania, and therefore any discussion of issues related to other states must... more

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