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The European Banking Authority (EBA) has called for additional measures to boost the number of women working at managerial level in European banking. 12 Jul 2016
"Substantial changes" to the current employment tribunal fee regime are required if an appropriate balance is to be struck between meeting some of the costs of operation and maintaining access to justice, according to an influential committee of MPs. 22 Jun 2016
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Refusing to retrospectively re-write national laws to reflect the "evolving" legal recognition of same-sex couples is not discriminatory, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has confirmed. 20 Jun 2016
A ban on wearing headscarves in the workplace may be admissible if it is based on a general company rule prohibiting political, philosophical and religious symbols from being worn visibly, an advisor to the EU's highest court has said . 31 May 2016
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Everyone has an age and since October 2006, all employees have been able to take legal action against their employer if they believe they have been discriminated against on age grounds. The impact of age laws is likely to be very significant and it is essential for employers to gear themselves up for the challenges the new laws will bring.
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