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Consulting firm PwC has revealed the pay gap between its white and black and minority ethnic (BAME) employees for the first time. 18 Sep 2017
Pregnant workers can only be dismissed during a collective redundancy in exceptional cases that are not connected to the pregnancy, and where there is no plausible chance of moving the worker to another role, according to advocate general Eleanor Sharpston... 15 Sep 2017
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Germany's employee participation law, under which only those employed in Germany are permitted to elect employee representatives to a company's supervisory board and be elected themselves, is compatible with EU law, the Court of Justice of the European Union... 19 Jul 2017
Iberia has dropped a requirement for potential employees to take pregnancy tests after being sued for discrimination by a Spanish court. 12 Jul 2017
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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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