equal opportunity

Definition of "equal opportunity"
  1. A principle protected under both federal and state laws that ensures freedom from discrimination in employment, education, housing, and credit rights due to someone's race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or handicap. An individual who thinks they have been subjected to discrimination or sexual harassment can seek legal recourse or file a complaint with the appropriate government agencies
How to use "equal opportunity" in a sentence
  1. Their company prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer, ensuring everyone has a fair chance at employment.
  2. The college is committed to equal opportunity in education and does not discriminate on the race, religion or sex.
  3. Equal opportunity in housing laws ensure that everyone has a fair chance at finding living arrangements.

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