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discriminatory

adjective biased, bigoted, favoring, inequitable, influenced, iniquitous, jaundiced, one-sided, partisan, preconceived, predisposed, prejudiced, selective, separate, slanted, unjust, unjustified, warped
Associated concepts: discriminatory action, discriminatory implementation, discriminatory laws, selective enforceeent
See also: inequitable, one-sided, partial
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Do not stop at supervisors when guarding against discriminatory animus.
Cases attacking zoning and land-use policies and decisions which restrict private construction of multifamily housing to a largely minority area or block or limit development of affordable housing in communities of opportunity, resulting in both discriminatory denial of housing to minorities and the perpetuation and/or exacerbation of residential segregation.
Pay discrepancies based on legitimate reasons, such as promotions, aren't covered--even if the legitimate reason for the unequal pay is the result of a discriminatory employment decision, the court said.
We must create a model workplace by preventing and eliminating discriminatory and sexual harassment.
Employers could be faced with a multitude of claims from all groups of people who could potentially be affected by the discriminatory nature of an advertisement.
Contrary to the holdings of some of the circuit courts of appeal, paychecks issued subsequent to discriminatory decisions regarding pay do not constitute additional discrete discriminatory events.
The PTA representative told me that she wasn't aware of the discriminatory policies that I had mentioned but that she would look into it.
I believe that if my daughter is forced to attend sex-segregated classes that are taught based on stereotypes about how girls learn, that she may very well be harmed by this discriminatory environment.
It's wrong to create an information superhighway that's strewn with discriminatory hurdles," said Wyden, introducing the legislation.
Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit striking down Ohio's investment tax credit as discriminatory in violation of the Commerce Clause.