discrimination, legal

discrimination, legal,

n a situation that leads one to treat unequally or unfairly on the basis of race, gender, national origin, religion, or handicap.
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They face insuperable barriers, discrimination, legal and regulatory hurdles, lack of economic opportunities, poor working conditions, and the absence of the institutional, societal support neededto leverage them into economic and public life.
If such rules are violated or refugees face discrimination, legal actions must be taken.
While it found some difference in the experiences of older (those over the age of 40) and younger workers, the committee could not determine whether such differences were the result of illegal age discrimination, legal conduct by employers that may be perceived as discriminatory, personal choices, or the ramifications of a rapidly changing industry.
She's a former adjunct professor at the University of Puget Sound, where she taught constitutional law, employment discrimination, legal research and writing.