Meaning of “Equal Opportunities Commission” in the English Dictionary

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"Equal Opportunities Commission" in Business English

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Equal Opportunities Commissionnoun

uk us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)