Sexual orientation

Equal benefits for same-sex civil partnerships

European Court of Justice, Case C-267/12

Article Date: 12-12-2013
Categories: Employment Law Family Law Typology: Case Law
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In a recent judgment, issued the 12th of December 2013, the CJEU ruled that a national collective agreement, which excludes same-sex couples from certain employment benefits available for married couples, where marriage is not possible for homosexual couples, constitutes direct discrimination and th... [Read All]

Football patron’s homophobic statements evidence club’s discriminatory recruitment policies

European Court of Justice, case C-81/12

Article Date: 25-04-2013
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The case was referred to the CJEU by a Romanian court, and concerned homophobic statements made by Mr. Becali, the “patron” of the football club “Steaua Bucarest”. In short, he had claimed that he would not hire “homosexual players”, and the club had not distanced... [Read All]
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