HR Basics: Protected Classes
Published at : 19 Nov 2021
HR Basics is a series of short lessons, designed to highlight what you need to know about a particular human resource management topic. In today’s HR Basics, we explore Protected Classes, the characteristics protected from employment related discrimination by law.
A protected class is a group of people with a common characteristic who are legally protected from employment discrimination on the basis of that characteristic. The primary objective of antidiscrimination legislation is to ensure that individuals are given equal opportunity in the workplace.
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