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May pilots be prohibited from flying based on age? The first court rulings regarding the General Equal Treatment Act
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

Germany enacted the General Equal Treatment Act more than six months ago, but the feared onslaught of discrimination lawsuits has not occurred


German Government boosts employment prospects of older workers (for now!)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • June 29 2007

On 1 May 2007 the German Government introduced legislative changes in an attempt to improve the employment opportunities of older workers


Principles of age discrimination
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

One of the explicit purposes of the General Equal Treatment Act is to reduce or eliminate discrimination based on age


The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”


Diversity in the workplace in Germany: Is it coming? Or maybe it’s already here
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

Diversity gained a foothold in the United States in the 1960s, becoming increasingly common by the 1980s


Employment update, Germany June 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 25 2007

With effect from 1 May 2007, the legislation on Part Time and Limitation of Employment Contracts (Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz TzBfG) has been amended


The General Equal Treatment Act and the prohibition on discrimination against disabled persons
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

The disabled constitute one of the protected classes under Germany’s General Equal Treatment Act


Risks associated with asking certain questions during interviews
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

As should be surmised, the General Equal Treatment Act applies not only to existing employment relationships, but also to those at the application stage


Discrimination against women in the workplace
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

Discrimination based on gender is prohibited at least, that’s what Germany’s new General Equal Treatment Act says


New employer obligations for whistleblower programs in European operations - next stop Germany
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • September 18 2007

There are more developments in the direction of a pan-European whistleblower model for U.S. companies operating in the E.U