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 number of sex discrimination claims by workers has increased by 69% to a five-year high, new research suggests.
The court handed down much anticipated decisions in the case of Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali which reviewed a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal that concluded that failing to enhance shared parental leave, when employers offer enhanced maternity pay, is not direct sex discrimination against men.
Some Arizona lawmakers are trying to revive the effort to ratify the ERA, which would purportedly eliminate sex discrimination in the law.
California Charter School Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
The terminology the Equality Act uses is sex discrimination.
Sex discrimination, equal pay and for the unlawful deduction of wages: Nicholas Beacham, Lynn Thornton, Lisa Farrell, Shamsun Miah, Dulara Shoid, Kristaan Butter, Darren Channing, Mohammed Hussain, Sahiqa Kauser, Lisa Slembab, Caroline Glendenning, Jacqueline Gordon, Christina Wingfield, Wilma Folayan, Sandra Martin, Janet Pennant, Pauline Fryer, Kimberley Chabannis, Yvonne Munroe, Anne George, Michael O'Sullivan, Marcia Malcolm, Janet Langley, Shanida Qureshi, Ekta Uppal, Amanda Comeford, Beverley Cannon, Kashmir Kaur, Myrene Grant and John Bolas.
Courts are engaged in two broad types of cases on this issue, weighing whether sex discrimination laws apply to LGBT people and also whether businesses can assert religious objections to avoid complying with anti-discrimination measures in serving customers, hiring and firing employees, providing health care and placing children with foster or adoptive parents.
"You can apply this label of gender identity, but that still makes it sex discrimination," he said.
The federal government filed suit Wednesday against the city of Houston over allegations of rampant sex discrimination in Houston Fire Department's Station 54.
Building on the new case, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a separate decision, taking the position that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Feldblum, a lesbian civil rights firebrand, led the charge to interpret Title VII's ban on workplace "sex discrimination" to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.