equal opportunities

equal opportunities
Equal opportunities refers to the policy of giving everyone the same opportunities for employment, pay and promotion, without discriminating against particular groups. [BUSINESS]

The profession's leaders must take action now to promote equal opportunities for all.

English dictionary. 2008.

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