Meaning of “equal opportunities employer” in the English Dictionary


"equal opportunities employer" in Business English

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equal opportunities employernoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation EOE, also equal opportunity employer HR, LAW

a company or organization that understands and obeys its legal duty not to treat employees or people applying for jobs unfairly because of their race, religion, age, etc. Companies often state this in job advertisements:

The Civil Service is an equal opportunities employer.

(Definition of “equal opportunities employer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)