Federal legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on age, race, sex, religion or ethnic background. [Go to source
University of Oregon policy ensures the right to be afforded equal consideration for the rights and privileges connected with university employment and educational programs without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other extraneous consideration not directly and substantively related to effective performance.
A system of employment practices regulated by the EEOC under which individuals are not excluded from any participation, advancement, or benefits due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other action that cannot lawfully be the basis for employment actions.
Legislation in the workplace promoting the idea of the best person for the job without discrimination.
A policy that is designed to eliminate the discriminatory work and employment practices that have disadvantaged various groups (e.g. women, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and people with disabilities). Equal employment opportunity practices are relevant to all aspects of personnel practice in organisations.
a strategy supported by legislation which aims to eliminate unjustified discrimination - in all aspects of human resource management - against members of EEO groups, and which enables them to compete as effectively as other people for appointment, promotion and transfer.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) gives all people the right to be considered for any job for which they are skilled and qualified, ensuring that the best person for the job is employed. EEO is based on the principle of recruiting and promoting people on merit.EEO also promotes a working environment free from harassment or discrimination of any kind, and access for all staff to job-related opportunities, eg. training and development, promotion and reclassification.
A legally mandated system of employment practices intended to focus on eliminating discriminatory employment and human resource policies and practices.
A policy statement that equal consideration for a job is applicable to all individuals and that the employer does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability or sex.
EEO Is responsible for ensuring equal opportunity for employment in the construction trades on Mn/DOT projects regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status and status with regard to public assistance. Link to EEO Web page: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/eeocm/eeo.html .
refers to a body of laws which requires all employers to allow all persons to work and advance on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without regard to race, color, religion, national origin/ancestry, age (40 and above), marital status, gender, disability, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, certain medical conditions, sexual orientation or other unalterable condition.
Source: NCURA The nondiscriminatory treatment of all employees and applicants for employment that must be accorded by contractors during the performance of their contracts.
the opportunity to obtain employment, promotions and other benefits of employment without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, physical, sensory or mental disability, or status as a disabled Vietnam era veteran.
A policy of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of hiring and employment.
embodies the principle of fai treatment in Federal employment and personnel matters without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or hysical or mental disability.
Term which refers to a variety of activities to ensure non-discrimination in hiring, promoting, and managing employees.
Nondiscrimination in hiring, firing, compensation, promotion, recruitment, training, and other terms and conditions of employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or disability.
In the United States: The laws prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race or color, sex, age, handicap status, religion, and national origin.
The concept that individuals should have equal treatment in all employment related actions.
The elimination of unfair and unnecessary discrimination. Equal opportunity for qualified disabled people is an objective of the ADA. This goal translates into achievement of accessibility, the provision of benefits, services and aids that are equally effective for disabled and nondisabled people, and programs and activities that are otherwise free from discrimination based on disability.