Seminar for university professors and law lecturers. Funded under the 'Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020' of the European Commission. The seminar will provide participants with an overview of EU gender equality legislation as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the European Union in its large case law on this topic.
Key topics: Definition of key concepts: direct/indirect discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment. Burden of proof. Equal pay. Remedies and sanctions. Pregnant workers and the reconciliation of work and family life. Equal treatment outside employment. Positive action. Istanbul Convention.
Who should attend?Legal practitioners (for example, from trade unions or employers’ associations, NGOs, labour inspectorates, equality bodies, etc.) from the EU, Iceland or Liechtenstein. The number of places at the event is limited and participation is subject to a selection procedure. [+]