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English definition of “Equal Employment Opportunity”

Equal Employment Opportunity

noun [C or U]
 
 
(abbreviation EEO) HR, LAW, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the principle that all people should have the same opportunities when applying for jobs and at work, and should not be treated unfairly because of their sex, race, religion, etc.
(Definition of Equal Employment Opportunity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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