Share this entry
job reservation Line breaks: job res¦er|va¦tion

Definition of job reservation in English:


[mass noun]
(In South Africa during the apartheid era) the setting aside by law of certain skilled grades of employment for certain ethnic groups, particularly whites.
Example sentences
  • He also demanded cent percent job reservation for the region's people.
  • The NFB would continue with its watchdog role in earning the benefits of the law for the disabled especially with regard to job reservation.
  • The policy of job reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBCs has made a deep impact on the Muslim psyche.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources