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Age discrimination | Print |
Thursday, 19 July 2007 09:36
The Law 3304/2005 adopts almost literally the Council Directive 2000/78/EC establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. In particular, two types of age discrimination are recognized: a) the direct discrimination that can take place when one person is treated less favourably than another is, has been or would be treated in a comparable situation and b) the indirect discrimination which occurs where an apparent neutral provision, criterion or practice can put persons having a particular age at a particular disadvantage compared with other persons.
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Sexual harassment in the workplace | Print |
Monday, 26 February 2007 09:17
Since the adoption of provisions stated in the Directive 2002/73/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, dated 23 September 2002, prohibiting discrimination based on sex as regards access to employment, vocational training, promotion and working conditions, sexual harassment has been considered to be a form of sexual discrimination.
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Transfer of Undertakings And Employment Relations | Print |
Friday, 26 January 2007 09:21
The developing activities of modern undertakings in Greece may cause a considerable jeopardizing for the interests of the employees. This is the case of the employer’s change when an undertaking is being transferred, as the fortune of the employment relations seems to be rather doubtful. During the last years, the transfer of undertakings is on the increase, while at the same time the necessity for protection of the employees created -within the framework of the national law - a certain number of legislative regulations, among which figures as most recent and valid the so-called 178/2002 Presidential Decree, in conformity with the 98/50/EC Directive.
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trESS | Print |
Thursday, 21 December 2006 09:41
TrESS network aims at the organisation of educational programs and the configuration of networks within the framework of the European harmonisation of the Social Insurance system in the 25 Member-States. It is the only program financed by EC DG EMPL and executed by the University of Gent in collaboration with independent and high-level scientists of the European Social Insurance system in all 25 Member-States.
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Supremacy of the European Union Law regarding collective redundancies after complete closure of a plant (synopsis of Pr. Kremalis speech before the ECJ and of the ECJ respective ruling) | Print |
Thursday, 05 October 2006 09:43
The facts relate to redundancies that took place around ten years ago after the complete closure of a plant in Macedonia, Northern Greece. This case had been judged in favour of the Company in the Greek first instance and appeals courts before the Plenum Session of the Greek Supreme Court referred to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling asking for interpretation of the respective EU law provisions.
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