Commercial Law for Employers: Equal Treatment (Age and Religion)Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 12 June 2018
In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers two equal treatment cases.
Kevin considers the case of Georg Stollwitzer v ÖBB Personenverkehr AG Case C-482/16 concerning age discrimination and Directive 2000/78/EC. The decision is noteworthy as upholds the right of members states to introduce laws which seek to eliminate age discrimination even if this results inadvertently in a disadvantage to certain workers.
Kevin also considers the case of Vera Egenberger v Evangelisches
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from Maxine Orr, Partner at Worthingtons Solicitors
More Commercial Law for Employers
- Commercial Law for Employers: Entitlement to Annual Leave
- Commercial Law for Employers: Health and Safety at Work
- Commercial Law for Employers: Non- Discrimination of Fixed Term Workers
- Commercial Law for Employers: Disability Related Absences and Successive Fixed-Term Contracts
- Commercial Law for Employers: Personal Data; Collective Redundancy and TUPE
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.