non·​dis·​crim·​i·​na·​tion | \ ˌnän-dis-ˌkri-mə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce nondiscrimination (audio) \

Definition of nondiscrimination

: the absence or avoidance of discrimination … officially affirming a federal government policy of nondiscrimination in employment.— Benjamin Quarles … passed nondiscrimination ordinances protecting transsexuals in schools, jobs and housing.— David E. Thigpen

Examples of nondiscrimination in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When that isn't possible or preferable, Juchems said there are legal options, and many districts have their own nondiscrimination policies protecting transgender students. Rory Linnane, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 June 2022 This might mean talking more openly about nondiscrimination policies during interviews, publishing blogs and social media posts that show your solidarity and encouraging open dialogue across your organization. Hunter Johnson, Forbes, 26 May 2022 Over the past few years, several major U.S. colleges have updated their nondiscrimination policies to include caste, including Brandeis University in 2019 and Colby College in 2021. Sakshi Agrawal, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Apr. 2022 Since then, Charlotte and several other cities have updated their nondiscrimination policies to include LGBTQ people. Dan Avery, NBC News, 16 Nov. 2021 Mexico’s Supreme Court banned random immigration checks for violating constitutional rights to equality and nondiscrimination. Erika Page, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 June 2022 Brenda Cain reports states were scored according to legal and nondiscrimination protections, youth and family support, political and religious attitudes, health access and safety, and work environment and employment. cleveland, 17 June 2022 After coming out, Basile began to fight to get his union of government workers to pass a resolution in support of nondiscrimination legislation. Ellen Mccarthy, Washington Post, 20 May 2022 The organization is seeking a raise in wages, reduction of student fees that workers are charged, better health care, adding no-lockout language to the contracts and trying to overhaul their nondiscrimination and harassment policy. Chicago Tribune, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nondiscrimination

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondiscrimination.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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