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Equality and Human Rights Commission

noun
 
 
( abbreviation EHRC)
in the UK, an independent organization that is responsible for making sure that employers do not treat employees or people applying for jobs unfairly because of their sex, race, religion, age, etc. The Equality and Human Rights Commission replaced the Equality Opportunities Commission in October 2007
(Definition of Equality and Human Rights Commission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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