Race/ethnicity: Race refers to physical characteristics (hair texture, facial features and hair color) of Blacks, Asians, Arabs, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, multi-racial individuals, or persons of any other race, color or ethnicity. Individuals of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, or any ethnicity, may belong to one or more racial group. Race may be related to color, but is not synonymous with color. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission revised definitions of race and ethnic categories are as follows:
Color: Shade or hue of skin. A variety of hues exist in every ethnic and racial group.
Sex/Sexual Harassment: Male or female; being pregnant or having a pregnancy-related condition; discrimination may include employment actions, harassing environment based on sex bias, sexual harassment, and sexual violence
Religion: Religious, ethical, or moral beliefs and practices; may also include association with a person of a particular religion, or connection to a religious group
National Origin: Place of birth, ethnic background, e.g., accent, culture
Disability: A person who (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities, (2) has a record of such an impairment, (3) is regarded as having such an impairment, or (4) is closely associated to someone with a disability. "Life activities" are defined as those that affect employability. "Substantially limits" means the degree that the impairment affects employability.
Age: Person over 40