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Definition of

positive discrimination

HR & Personnel

favoring appointments from disadvantaged groups preferential treatment, usually through a quota system, to prevent or correct discriminatory employment practices, particularly relating to recruitment and promotion.

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Definitions of ’positive discrimination’ and meaning of ’positive discrimination’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’positive discrimination’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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