bona fide occupational qualification

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The US equivalent of a genuine occupational qualification (GOQ) in the UK. It allows discrimination on the basis of sex, age, religion, or national origin in certain circumstances where the job requires that characteristic. Under US law, race can never be a BFOC, which contrasts with the GOQ in the UK.

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