However, Google also doesn't want to issue blanket policies
for its search results.
Housing providers with blanket policies
that simply "reject" ex-offenders might be unintentionally discriminating based on race, according to HUD.
"We know that there is still work to be done but it is disappointing to see our area highlighted in such a negative way by a Government that still seems intent on announcing blanket policies
that give no regard to the needs of individual areas or their young people.
SWA chief executive David Frost said: "The right way forward is targeted help where there are problems, not blanket policies
which penalise the vast majority of responsible drinkers."
2000e et seq., warns that blanket policies
and practices that exclude from employment all individuals with any type of criminal conviction, regardless of the particular job duties of the position, may be discriminatory and violate Title VII.
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“Therefore, blanket policies
against hiring anyone with a criminal background, without consideration of the specific circumstances involved, runs afoul of Title VII, according to the EEOC.”
[paragraph] Unfortunately for many employers, this led to blanket policies
that are now coming back to bite them.
Middle East Director at Human Rights Watch, Sarah Whitson, said "Israel has never put forth any concrete security rationale for blanket policies
that have made life a nightmare for Palestinians whom it considers unlawful residents in their own homes."
She said blanket policies
were needed about homophobia in schools because, while the WA Equal Opportunity Act did not allow sexual-orientation discrimination, there were "loopholes" for religious institutions.
at 308 (following the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits and holding blanket policies
constitutionally permissible); supra notes 28, 30 and accompanying text (stating deference to prison officials is unwarranted in certain circumstances).