Role of Sector Convenor Falls Within Scope of Anti-Discrimination Directive

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 7 October 2022
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered: Age Discrimination; Anti-discrimination Directive

Key Issues:         Social Policy – Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination  

Case:                  Ligebehandlingsnævnet, acting on behalf of A v HK/Danmark

Reference:         Case C-587/20, CJEU (Second Chamber), 2 June 2022

Legislation:       Directive 2000/78/EC


A, who was born in 1948, was recruited in 1978 as a union representative in a local branch of the HK organisation of workers. In 1980, she was transferred to the national confederation. The congress of HK/Service, now

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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