Daily inundations of e-mailed resumes are creating more than a mere annoyance for large companies. Although the government seems to agree that the present federal rule requiring companies to track the race, gender and ethnicity of all job applicants is unworkable, the EEOC has been unable to come up with a definition of "applicant" that protects equal opportunities for job candidates while easing the burden on employers.
Inundations of Electronic Resumes Pose Problems for Employers
New York Law Journal
September 25, 2002