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Some types of discrimination are legal - choosing on the basis of performance or ability is legal
characteristics that employers may not consider in their employment decisions
Proving illegal discrimination (employee)
1) unequal treatment
2) qualified for the job/promotion
3) another individual received the benefits (pay)
Bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ)
allows discrimination in specific hiring situations - usually based upon gender
Example - If someone wanted to hire an actor or actress to play the Queen of England they could just interview women; they are allowed to discriminate on the basis of gender.
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