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Equality of opportunity and treatment in employment in the European Region

Symposium on Equality of Opportunity and Treatment in Employment in the European Region Geneva 1975.

Equality of opportunity and treatment in employment in the European Region

problems and policies : report and documents of a regional symposium (Geneva, 21-29 April 1975).

by Symposium on Equality of Opportunity and Treatment in Employment in the European Region Geneva 1975.

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Alien labor -- Europe -- Congresses,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Europe -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInternational Labour Organisation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8378.5.A2 S95 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4596312M
      ISBN 109221013987
      LC Control Number77358867

      The Treaty of Rome of required equal pay between men and women, and provided the competence to develop the first Equality Directives: the Equal Pay Directive of and the Equal Treatment Directive of , which prohibited discrimination on grounds of gender in access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions. especially with the creation of more equal opportunities. EIGE’s Gender Equality Index demonstrates a positive trend of development in the domain of employment, reflect-ing the EU’s focus on economic and labour market policy. However, large gender gaps persist when comparing edu-cational attainment, pay and income, labour market activity.

        This type of equality is not inconsistent with liberty, but “an essential component of liberty.” Friedman notes that if someone is denied a job they are qualified for based on their ethnic background, color or religion, then they are being denied equal opportunity. Equality of outcome is the problematic view. Notes: The paper argues that conceptions of equality of opportunity must appeal to a moment of equality of opportunity, that is, a moment when we are concerned that opportunities are equal, e.g. 18th birthday. Chambers argues that this is the case because, for any one moment in time there will necessarily be many other moments of unequal opportunity that result from the differential outcomes.

      Delivering equality in Northern Ireland. The Equality Commission is an independent public body which oversees equality and discrimination law in Northern Ireland. It provides advice and promotes equality of opportunity on grounds of gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, race and religious belief or . • The values of “equal concern and respect” and “freedom” are central to European countries. Against this background, the capability of individuals to be healthy should be a central consideration of social justice in these countries. This principle can be justifi ed as part of the principle of maximizing individual freedom of choice.


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Equality of opportunity and treatment in employment in the European Region by Symposium on Equality of Opportunity and Treatment in Employment in the European Region Geneva 1975. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Equality of opportunity and treatment in employment in the European Region: problems and policies: report and documents of a regional symposium (Geneva, April ). [International Labour Organisation.;]. This page lists the 6 policy domains under "Equal opportunities on the labour market", part of the European pillar of social rights.

Skills, education and lifelong learning Basic skills in language, literacy, numeracy and ICT, which are the first building blocks for learning, remain a challenge for a significant share of the population, from.

A large body of European legislative texts is dedicated to equality between women and men, including access to and equal treatment in employment, equal pay, protection of health and safety of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding, parental leave, social security, burden of proof in case of.

Employment Equality Framework Directive (/78) The Employment Equality Framework Directive establishes a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. It aims to protects everyone in the EU from discrimination based on age, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief in the workplace.

Document or Iniciative Directive /78/EC of 27 Novemberestablishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation.

Summary Combating discrimination is a major challenge for the European Union. The Union is founded on the principles of liberty, democracy.

The concept of having ‘equal opportunities’ is all about having open and fair competition; this means having equal opportunities for jobs or positions and an eradication of discrimination. In Europe, having an equal opportunity is not only about having equality for positions of employment, but it is also applied to financial assistance.

This fundamental Convention defines discrimination as “any distinction, exclusion or preference made on the basis of race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin, which has the effect of nullifying or impairing equality of opportunity or treatment in employment or occupation”.

Directive /54/EC equal treatment for men and women in matters of employment and occupation. Directive //EC equal treatment for men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services. Directive Proposal (COM()) against discrimination based on age, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief beyond the workplace.

Search our database of available job opportunities for permanent and temporary positions, including contract agent posts, traineeships and secondments. Selection procedures for temporary staff are generally organised by the institutions and agencies themselves, rather than by EPSO.

The Equality Act protects people of all ages from employment discrimination in the workplace. The law applies to all employers and covers not just hiring but promotion, rewards, redundancy, training and company pensions. As part of the renewed social agenda the European Commission has announced a new package of measures to prevent discrimination and encourage equality of opportunity in the EU.

Among the measures are: a new directive prohibiting discrimination on grounds of age, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief outside the employment sphere. Book 1: Equality in Employment: Key Concepts and Principles Foreword ILO Non-discrimination and equal opportunities and treatment in employment are basic labour rights and are fundamental for the achievement of social justice and sustainable economic development in Indonesia.

The principle of the right to equality in employment opportunities. Equality, Generally, an ideal of uniformity in treatment or status by those in a position to affect ledgment of the right to equality often must be coerced from the advantaged by the disadvantaged.

Equality of opportunity was the founding creed of U.S. society, but equality among all peoples and between the sexes has proved easier to legislate than to achieve in practice. Agree and support an equality committee 2.

Communicate on employment equality - naming the nine grounds 3. Develop equality of opportunity in recruitment and selection processes,including advertising 4.

Include positive actions at all stages for people with disabilities,women,members of the Traveller community and older workder,and accommodate employees with disabilities. The Equal Opportunity program formulates, directs and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential and to ensure fair treatment for all based solely on merit, fitness and capability which all support readiness.

EO is a responsibility of leadership and a function of command. This philosophy is based on fairness, justice and equity. Employment equality relates to equality between women and men with respect to their treatment, opportunities, and economic achievements in the workplace.

The concept is often viewed in relation to the workplace and labour organisations. Employment equality is an issue of continued importance in Ireland and internationally. employment opportunities (EEO) and affirmative action (AA) in managing diversity and equality in the workplace. Leadership role can play an importance rol e whereby firms move towards global.

Equal opportunity, also called equality of opportunity, in political theory, the idea that people ought to be able to compete on equal terms, or on a “level playing field,” for advantaged offices and ents of equal opportunity believe that the principle is compatible with, and indeed may justify, inequalities of outcome of some sort, but there is considerable disagreement.

The report shows the rather mixed experience of the implementation of equal opportunities and anti-discrimination policies in work organisations. There are an increasing number of major companies with high profile equal opportunities initiatives, and these have clearly had a.

Equal opportunity is a state of fairness in which job applicants are treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences, except when particular distinctions can be explicitly justified. The intent is that the important jobs in an organization should go to the people who are most qualified – persons most likely to perform ably in a given task – and not go to.

The aim was to make the system more coherent and simple. Age discrimination is a protected characteristic of this Act and is regulated by the Employment Rights Actthe Council Directive /78/EC (Equal Treatment in Employment) and the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations The Act on equal treatment and promotion of equal opportunities No.

of (Kb PDF) [1] entered into force on 27 January The act fulfilled a number of regulatory obligations laid down in the acquis communautaire [2] of the European Union.

It also established the Equal Treatment Authority (Egyenlő Bánásmód Hatóság [3]) to handle individual and public complaints on.Council Directive /78/EC of 27 November establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (OJ L, pp. ) Council Directive //EC of 13 December implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services (OJ L