After Polish Case, CJEU Rules to Protect Self-employed Workers based on Sexual Orientation
In December 2017, a self-employed worker and his partner published a music video on YouTube aimed at promoting tolerance towards same-sex couples. Shortly after the […]
Sexual orientation is not a reason to terminate a contract with a self-employed worker, says Advocate General of the CJEU
Today, the Advocate General of the CJEU has issued an opinion in the case of J.K. vs the Polish public broadcaster company TP, stating that discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment is not acceptable under EU law.
Alarming new research shows how LGBTI people are affected every day by inequality
Recent data shows that LGBTI young people perceive the labour market with fear and that most of LGBTI youth living with their families have experienced violence in different parts of Europe. These are among the alarming facts related to the impact of inequality and oppression in LGBTI communities, as identified through ILGA-Europe’s No One Left Behind initiative.
ILGA-Europe welcomes judgement from the Court of Justice of the European Union saying that a homophobic statement on an Italian radio show constituted discrimination in employment
In a judgement delivered on 23 April 2020, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
Voices of ILGA-Europe: Meet Italian legal eagle, Emiliano Ganzarolli
The Court of Justice of the European Union has just made a landmark decision, saying that a lawyer who declared that he would never hire a “homosexual” person in his law firm was discriminating under an EU employment directive. Meet activist Emiliano Ganzarolli, from the powerhouse group of LGBT lawyers who took the case.
ILGA-Europe’s response to the EC’s request for input regarding the implementation of Article 9 of Council Directive 2000/78/EC
This submission, collated by ILGA-Europe, includes various concerns regarding the implementation of Article 9 of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general […]
Report on gender discrimination in employment and access to goods and services
This joint ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe contribution is being submitted to the European Commission in view of the review of the implementation of Dir 2004/113/EC […]
Going Beyond the Law: promoting equality in employment
The first version of this document, published in 2005, explored the extent to which that promise had been realised. The current edition, significantly revised and […]