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 against African American women even if the employer does not discriminate against White women or African American men

Other Words for Discrimination

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

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

Reverse Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Reverse Discrimination: Employment policies or practices that result in discriminatory treatment against applicants or employees who are not minorities or members of a disadvantaged group. MORE

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