Discrimination at work
1 Marec 2023
The principle of equal treatment requires that all people, and in the context of the workplace all workers, have the right to receive the same treatment, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of criteria such as gender, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age orRead more
The principle of equal treatment requires that all people, and in the context of the workplace all workers, have the right to receive the same treatment, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of criteria such as gender, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. EU law prohibits discrimination on an increasing number of grounds, meaning that it is difficult for employers to treat people differently without encountering a charge of discrimination and needing to establish an objective justification for doing so. Equal treatment is one of the main principles of the Pillar of Social Rights.Read less
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Publications & dataTop
The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic.
- Publications (87)
- Ongoing work (1)
Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations.
Improving labour market prospects for non-nationalsČlanek 15 Junij 2009
Labour market outcomes of migrant women in EuropeČlanek 21 December 2008
Negative attitudes of employers and labour market discriminationČlanek 30 Junij 2008
Study reveals ethnic discrimination in recruitment of young workersČlanek 8 Maj 2008
Survey examines labour market situation of migrantsČlanek 20 April 2008
Positive effects of anonymous job applicationsČlanek 9 Marec 2008
Young migrant workers and the labour marketČlanek 3 Februar 2008
Occupational mobility of migrantsČlanek 3 Februar 2008
Inequality and discrimination in employmentČlanek 20 Januar 2008
Barriers to labour market integration of migrant workersČlanek 5 Avgust 2007
Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.