Guidelines issued by the Kansas Human Rights Commission provide the following examples of prohibited preemployment inquiries and practices:
• Inquiry into the birthplace of an applicant, the applicant's spouse, parents, or any other close relative
• Any requirement that an applicant submit a birth certificate or a naturalization or baptismal record with his or her application
• Any requirement or suggestion that an applicant submit a photograph with his or her application or at any time before he or she is hired
• Inquiry into the name and address of any relative of an adult applicant other than applicant's spouse or children
• Any inquiry into organization memberships, the name or character of which could indicate the race, religion, color, national origin, or ancestry of the applicant (KS Admin. Code Sec. 21-30-17)
Preemployment medical inquiries. Employers are prohibited from inquiring as to the existence, nature, or severity of an applicant's disability. However, employers may make preemployment inquiries into the ...