sexual discrimination

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Noun1.sexual discrimination - discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sexsexual discrimination - discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex
sexism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
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The federal government filed suit Wednesday against the city of Houston over allegations of rampant sex discrimination in Houston Fire Department's Station 54.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that a federal court has denied a motion to dismiss a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by EEOC, ruling that sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964.
The new sex discrimination rule covers discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, gender identity and sex stereotyping.
recently filed a civil lawsuit accusing the Bentonville retailer of sex discrimination for denying her spousal health insurance benefits several years ago.
A FORMER bank manager tried to convince a tribunal he was a victim of sex discrimination when he was sacked for a drunken attack on his girlfriend.
In a case that could set an important precedent for the treatment of transgender employees in the military, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled on April 1 that the Department of the Army violated the federal sex discrimination law Title VII when it discriminated against transgender employee Tamara Lusardi.
Supreme Court does not regard sex as a "suspect classification," unlike race or religion, and consequently does not apply the highest standard of "strict scrutiny" in evaluating claims of sex discrimination.
Sex discrimination law has not kept pace with the lived experience of discrimination.
The study by Leah Lakdawala of Michigan State University and Prashant Bharadwaj of the University of California, San Diego, suggests sex discrimination begins in the womb in male-dominated societies.
A FORMER marketing manager is seeking compensation for sex discrimination and unfair dismissal against a Coventry bank after accusing bosses of favouring women employees over him.