equal opportunity



Principle of non-discrimination which emphasizes that opportunities in education, employment, advancement, benefits and resource distribution, and other areas should be freely available to all citizens irrespective of their age, race, sex, religion, political association, ethnic origin, or any other individual or group characteristic unrelated to ability, performance, and qualification.

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  • You should always try to hire people with an equal opportunity approach so that everyone has a truly fair chance.

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  • The equal opportunity company was proud to base its hiring process on merit which resulted in a diverse work force.

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  • They were an equal opportunity employer, so that meant that they would hire all different races to work for them.

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