sexual discrimination

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discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex

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The claim succeeds on the grounds of sexual discrimination under the Equal Pay Act.
The House Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment is comprised of both Democrat and Republican legislators from throughout the state, with 29 women and 15 men," she said.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission already considers sexual discrimination prohibitions applicable to sexual orientation even though Congress has declined to specifically add those words to Title VII.
We believed that it is important to identify the relationships among sexual discrimination, attitude toward sexual health, and consciousness of biomedical ethics, because there is a lack of research in this area in the setting of South Korea.
When these activities are "so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively bars the victim's access to an educational opportunity or benefit," sexual discrimination may have occurred.
Chloe Maisey, 19, from Pontyclun, made 21 allegations as part of a sexual discrimination case against the restaurant, where she was employed as a pastry chef for three months, before resigning last August.
He was also pursuing a claim for sexual discrimination against Cleveland because Mrs Cheer landed the job of chief constable.
Two women employed at Nadine Associates, Kate Welch and Jenny Conroy, have taken the firm and Captain Nadim to a tribunal with a complaint of sexual discrimination.
The female former employee claims that she was unfairly sacked from her job because of sexual discrimination.
BOSSES at a top hotel must pay nearly pounds 12,000 compensation after they were found guilty of sexual discrimination.
ONE of the region's top hotels has been ordered to pay pounds 12,000 in damages to an ex-employee after being found guilty of sexual discrimination.
This review looks at Political Corruption and Sexual Discrimination.
The former corporal won a claim of sexual discrimination following a hearing at the Central London Employment Tribunal.
She cited it as a "possible breach of sexual discrimination law".
appeals court yesterday allowed the biggest sexual discrimination case in U.