Systemic discrimination

Systematic discrimination, also known as institutionalized discrimination, is a form of discrimination that occurs frequently at a workplace as an inalienable part of the business, resulting in unfairness for people with common set characteristics such as race, gender, and disability over time through interactions and processes.

Types of Systemic Discrimination in the Workplace

Age –

Age discrimination is defined as treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of their age.

Disability –

An eligible individual with a disability who is an employee or candidate is treated adversely by an employer because he or she has a disability.

Genetic Discrimination –

Discrimination is based on information about an individual’s genetic tests as well as information about the manifestation of a disease or illness in an individual’s family members.

Pregnancy –

Unfavorable behavior against a woman due to pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition associated with pregnancy or childbirth.

Race/Color Discrimination –

When someone is treated unfairly because of their race or color, it is referred to as race/color discrimination.

Religion –

 Unfavorably treating someone because of their religious views.

Sex –

Treating someone poorly because of their sexuality.


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