Age and Disability Within the Scope of American Discrimination Law
Age and disability discrimination were not part of the first wave of anti-discrimination laws. Race discrimination was the primary target of that initial wave, with sex discrimination added as an almost embarrassing afterthought.
KeywordsToyota Motor Disability Discrimination Occupational Qualification Race Discrimination Protected Category
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