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non-discriminatory Line breaks: non-discrim¦in¦atory

Definition of non-discriminatory in English:


Not making an unfair or prejudicial distinction between different categories of people or things: enlistment is voluntary and non-discriminatory; any sex, any age a non-discriminatory policy was introduced
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  • The golf club was recommended to adopt non-discriminatory selection procedures and ordered to draw up an equal opportunities policy.
  • Amongst other things, Australia is signatory to a convention which actually requires Australia to apply human rights equally in a non-discriminatory way.
  • The crux of the issue is this: Almost all employees are considered "at will" - this means they can be fired at any time for any legal reason (i.e., you cannot fire someone because of the race, religion, etc., but almost all non-discriminatory reasons are OK.)

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