equal opportunities employer

equal opportunities employer
equal opportunities employers
An equal opportunities employer is an employer who gives people the same opportunities for employment, pay, and promotion, without discrimination against anyone. [BUSINESS]

The police force is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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  • Employer Equality Network — EEN are established by the Department of Education and Employment so that employers can pool information and develop best practice in limiting and managing discrimination issues. Details of local EEN are also available from the Commission for… …   Law dictionary

  • Equal Protection Clause — The Equal Protection Clause, part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, provides that no state shall… deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. [… …   Wikipedia

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  • equal — 1 adjective 1 SAME the same in size, value, amount, number etc as something else: Jennifer cut the cake into six equal pieces. (+ to): A pound is roughly equal to 500 grams. | of equal power/strength/weight: Choose two stones of roughly equal… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • equal opportunity — /ikwəl ɒpəˈtjunəti/ (say eekwuhl opuh tyoohnuhtee) noun 1. the situation or principle of providing the same opportunities, as in employment, education, etc., to everyone without regard to gender, ethnic background, age, physical disability, etc.… …  

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