Definition of job reservation in English:

job reservation


  • [mass noun] (in South Africa during the apartheid era) the setting aside by law of certain skilled grades of employment for certain ethnic groups, particularly whites.

    • ‘He also demanded cent percent job reservation for the region's people.’
    • ‘Issues such as securing a career job reservation in a timely manner don't go away when Airmen deploy.’
    • ‘The NFB would continue with its watchdog role in earning the benefits of the law for the disabled especially with regard to job reservation.’
    • ‘The policy of job reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBCs has made a deep impact on the Muslim psyche.’
    • ‘While there was job reservation those days, we are now in an open society and competition is tougher.’