overt discrimination

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An obvious way of forbidding a particular type of person from performing an activity or job. Although overt discrimination was certainly practiced in the past, very few business operators in the modern era are able to practice overt discrimination in their hiring practices that would disadvantage people of a particular race, age, gender or sexual orientation.

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When Jim first began transitioning from female to male he was often the victim of overt discrimination from some of the older, more conservative managers.
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We were facing overt discrimination and we knew that it needed to stop, or there would be some serious repercussions.
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This job doesn't require a certain age range so you're guilty of overt discrimination for not hiring that man who was over 70.
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