from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Absence of discrimination.
- n. The practice or policy of refraining from discrimination.
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- n. An act or policy of not engaging in discrimination.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Fairness in treating people without prejudice; -- used mostly in reference to discrimination based on race, religion, and nationality.
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- n. fairness in treating people without prejudice
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"For quite a long time most of the American public has supported the idea of nondiscrimination against gays and lesbians in employment," says Herek.
So-called nondiscrimination rules prohibit a company from letting " highly compensated " workers contribute a substantially greater percentage of their salaries than other employees do.
McCurry agrees with the notion of nondiscrimination, as the FCC described it in a statement adopted in 2005: Consumers are entitled to "access the lawful Internet content of their choice"; "run applications and services of their choice"; and "connect their choice of legal devices that do not harm the network."
NATHANIEL FRANK: It should be a policy of nondiscrimination, which is what the Military Readiness Enhancement Act that's currently pending in Congress says.
Congress to codify these rules in favor of something called nondiscrimination in network design between the public and private Internet.
In April, 2010, Google was telling the FCC that rules to protect "nondiscrimination" on the Net were neither "new" nor "radical."
Federal "nondiscrimination" rules limit how much some higher-paid workers can put away pretax.
For 2010, employees can generally contribute a maximum of $16,500 to these plans, although some companies restrict better paid workers to a lower contribution limit so their 401 (k) plans can meet federal "nondiscrimination" tests.
And that money comes with strings -- such as nondiscrimination provisions.
Under the new law, employers can actually contribute a slightly lower match to each worker's 401k without having to pass complicated "nondiscrimination" tests, provided they automatically enroll workers--meaning employees have to opt out of, rather than opt into, a plan.