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English definition of “Equal Opportunities Commission”

Equal Opportunities Commission

noun     (abbreviation EOC) HR, LAW
in the UK, an independent organization that was responsible for making sure that employers did not treat employees or people applying for jobs unfairly because of their sex. The Equal Opportunities Commission was replaced in October 2007 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
(Definition of Equal Opportunities Commission noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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