bona fide occupational qualification

noun

: a requirement (as relating to sex, religion, national origin, or age) for a particular job that does not violate the constitutional bans on discrimination see also Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Age Discrimination in Employment Act Equal Employment Opportunity Commission compare disparate impact, disparate treatment

Dictionary Entries Near bona fide occupational qualification

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“Bona fide occupational qualification.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/bona%20fide%20occupational%20qualification. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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