Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Discrimination: Any policy or action taken related to recruiting, hiring, promotion, pay or training practices that result in an unfair disadvantage to either an individual or group of individuals who are considered part of a protected class.

Other Words for Discrimination

Discrimination Noun Synonyms: taste, perception, perceptiveness, discernment, refinement, acumen, insight, penetration, keenness, judgment, sensitivity, connoisseurship, aestheticism
Discrimination Adjective Synonyms: bigotry, prejudice, bias, intolerance, favouritism, one-sidedness, unfairness, inequity
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Intersectional Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Intersectional Discrimination: Discrimination not just because of one protected trait (e.g., race), but also because of the intersection of two or more protected bases (e.g., race and sex), i.e., Title VII prohibits discrimination MORE

Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) Of 1978

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) Of 1978: An amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, requiring pregnancy or related conditions to b MORE

Systemic Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Systemic Discrimination: A pattern of discrimination that on the surface appears neutral but in reality is systemic or through its application of policies and practices. MORE

Color Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Color Discrimination: color discrimination occurs when a person is discriminated against based on the lightness, darkness, or other color characteristic of the person. Even though race and color clearly overlap, they are n MORE

California Housing Financial Discrimination Act Of 1977

Business / Real Estate / California Housing Financial Discrimination Act Of 1977: Also known as the Holden Act. A California act prohibiting discrimination by a lender for any reason unrelated to the creditworthiness of the loan applicant. MORE

Nondiscrimination Rule

Business / Taxes / Nondiscrimination Rule: All qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, must follow nondiscrimination rules. Among other things, the rules prevent highly paid employees from receiving more generous benefits than othe MORE

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