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Whether the request of a client that an IT engineer intervening on site dress in a neutral manner and remove an Islamic veil can be held to be a genuine and determining occupational requirement 

The main French trade unions have challenged the admissibility of the candidacy to the professional elections of the National Corsican Trade Union because it promotes the ‘corsicanisation’ of hiring in Corsica 

The Conformity to the prohibition of discrimination based on origin of the constitution of police controls based on orders of the public prosecutor to control illegal immigrants 

Various provisions relating to the promotion of equality and improvement of the overall legal regime of protection against discrimination

Various reforms of the justice system including the unification of the legal protection against discrimination on all grounds covered by French law and the creation of a class action in matters of discrimination

State of affairs 01 January 2016

Date: 19 October 2016. Topics

New provisions in gender equality and non-discrimination

Date: 11 October 2016. Topics

Legality of Municipal bylaws forbidding Islamic swimwear on the beach

Introduction of the possibility to limit expression of religious freedom by way of the employer’s in-house regulation

Country report Gender equality: How are EU rules transposed into national law?

Date: 24 August 2016. Topics

Statutory discrimination on the ground of nationality, i.e. indirect discrimination on the ground of origin, throughout plaintiffs’ career

Air transport carriers obligation to provide access to air transport to disabled persons with reduced mobility and the scope of opposable safety requirements

Extend the protection against discrimination to anti-poor exclusion

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Enforce the many decision of the Conseil d’Etat and the UN Human rights Committee declaring the legal regime applicable to Traveller

Creation of a class action specific to anti-discrimination legal actions

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Scope of the obligation of neutrality and applicability towards mothers on school field trips

Consequences of the Leone Judgment

National Action plan to fight against racism and anti-Semitism
Can a rule of religious neutrality forbidding the wearing of the Islamic Veil qualify as determining occupational requirements related to a commercial context
Whether disabled persons attending a work based occupational centre (Etablissement et service d’aide par le travail) who are not employees according to national law, can be qualified as workers according to EU Law
Whether age limitations adopted by in-house regulations of a profession qualify as a derogation authorised by law as a measure meant to promote vocational integration or protection
Date: 24 April 2015. Topics

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