PREVENTION OF DISCRIMINATION AND ENSURING EQUALITY IN LABOR RELATIONS

 

Discrimination means the unfavorable treatment for the implementation of a person’s or group of persons’ right on the grounds of their belonging, real or imaginary, to a vulnerable group protected by law.

The non-discrimination obligation applies to both natural and legal persons, pubic or private ones, without taking into consideration their size, turnover or field of activity.  

Discrimination in the workplace can take different forms depending on when it takes place: during the recruitment and hiring, during working relationships by: establishing seemingly neutral conditions, which have a disproportionate effect on a group of people, harassment, discriminatory establishment of disadvantageous working conditions, promotion or wage rights or related rights, failure to comply with reasonable accommodation requiremrents of persons with disabilities, incitement to discrimination or discriminative treatment through the ending of working relationships.

Employers are also required to comply with their obligations under the Equality Law.