In July, I posted about the perils of gender based hiring. I pointed out that a company can “discriminate” based on protected characteristics (except race), when that characteristic is what is called a “Bona Fide Occupational Qualification” (“BFOQ”).  To be a BFOQ, being a member of that group is essential to the job.  Then, in

It’s Just Lunch, a Hallandale Beach, Florida match making company has agreed to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit, filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) for $960,000.

Specifically, the EEOC had alleged that It’s Just Lunch refused to hire men as dating directors and inside sales representatives.  The EEOC also claimed that Lynda Twist,