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equal opportunity

n.
Absence of discrimination, as in the workplace, based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, or mental or physical disability.

equal opportunity

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the offering of employment, pay, or promotion equally to all, without discrimination as to sex, race, colour, disability, etc
b. (as modifier): our equal-opportunity policy; an equal-opportunities employer.

e′qual opportu′nity


n.
policies and practices, esp. in employment, that bar discrimination based on race, color, age, sex, religion, mental or physical handicap, or national origin.
e′qual-opportu′nity, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national originequal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
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His sitting-room was the first-floor front, his bedroom the second-floor front; and thus, whether he were sitting at his desk in his parlour, or standing before the dressing- glass in his dormitory, he had an equal opportunity of contemplating human nature in all the numerous phases it exhibits, in that not more populous than popular thoroughfare.
To the insular cynic and the insular moralist they offer an equal opportunity.
This is good news for anyone in the Air Force Reserve who feels like they are being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation," said Lee Floyd, Air Force Reserve Command's equal opportunity program manager.
EOC was also to be an equal opportunity watchdog and undertake shaping of public opinion.
With a gender pay gap of about 17% and appallingly low rates of women in senior positions in the workplace, it is time for employers to face stronger enforcement of equal opportunity laws, the ACTU said.
We have chosen an experienced and skilled equal opportunity program director.
Addressing the programme organized to mark the National Miniorities Day, Khurshid said : "The setting up of an Equal Opportunity Commission would not in any way block the National Minority Commission and that the two organisations will work hand-in-hand for the development of the minorities.
Scott Hebner, assistant commander, Navy Personnel Command for Career Management, spoke to an audience of approximately 300 EOAs, command managed equal opportunity (CMEO) officers, command master chiefs and civilians, during this event.
Article 11 of the IREM Code of Professional Ethics states: A MEMBER shall not deny equal employment opportunity or equal professional services to any person for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or handicap and shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity.
A Navy Supply Corps officer was among six military personnel and two Department of Defense civilian employees who were recently honored with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award in recognition of their contributions to military equal opportunity policies and programs.
The lesson plans also stress professionalism, discipline, self-discipline, always doing the right thing, and equal opportunity and treatment.
But those numbers don't trouble the Center for Equal Opportunity or the American Civil Rights Institute.

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