equal opportunity employer

noun

Definition of equal opportunity employer

:an employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age

First Known Use of equal opportunity employer

1963


Law Dictionary

equal opportunity employer

noun

legal Definition of equal opportunity employer

:an employer who agrees not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age

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