CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria (Judgment) [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    CJEU C-83/14
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Race Discrimination; Principles of Indirect and Direct Discrimination

It is tempting to forget that all of the law on employment equality, and at least some of the law on equality in the provision of goods and services, is governed by EU Directives.

One difficulty is that there have been relatively few cases before the Court of Justice of the EU since the enactment of Race and Ethnic Origin Directive and the Framework Employment Equality Directive both in 2000. So, a recent judgment of the Court of Justice is bound to be of interest.

Attendees at the Equality Law Update in 2012 might remember an invitation to keep an eye on an apparently obscure Bulgarian case before the Court, C-394/11, Valeri Hariev Belov, which concerned the question of whether the placing

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This article is correct at 11/12/2015

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Barry Fitzpatrick
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