non-discrimination non-discrimination

Definition(s):

  • (n) fairness in treating people without prejudice

Usage(s):

  1. How to adopt principles of fair competition that promote affordability, transparency, non-discrimination, genuine consumer value, and competitive returns.
  2. FEPC, which endeavors to enforce non-discrimination against anyone because of race, creed or color, might continue a few months.

News

  1. Heidi Heitkamp Signs On As ENDA Cosponsor

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) has become the 49th cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the Senate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. ExxonMobil Shareholders Strike Down Proposal to Add Homosexuality to Employment Policy

    DALLAS – Shareholders of the largest oil company in the world recently voted for the 14th year in a row to strike down a proposal that would have added homosexuality to its company non-discrimination policy. Shareholders of ExxonMobil voted 81% against the proposal, which was submitted by a retirement fund for New York State employees. [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Christian News Network

Quotes

  1. "Transparency in rule making and standard setting, non-discrimination, fair access to sales to private sector and government purchasers alike, the strong enforcement of intellectual property rights are all vitally important in the 21st century...
    on May 22, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Moneycontrol.com

  2. EU External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner said Friday the bloc wanted "to insert principles of transparency and non-discrimination" into the economic relationship.
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Benita Ferrero-Waldner Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I would have probably said it's less important that we focus on an anti-miscegenation law than we focus on a voting rights law and a non-discrimination and employment law and all the legal rights that are conferred by the state," Obama said.
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Chicago Tribune

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