Entry #748: LGBT employment discrimination in Germany

Current Version

IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusSexual orientation and gender identity
Start Date2006
End Datenow
DescriptionDue to Germany being a Federal Republic many states have had anti-discrimination laws as early as 1992. But by signing the Treaty of Amsterdam (EU) Germany amended its national anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation.
Sourceshttp://www.efms.uni-bamberg.de/pdf/Anti-discrimination_in_Germany.pdf http://www.sueddeutsche.de/karriere/gleichbehandlungsgesetz-hochschwanger-ohne-existenzgrundlage-1.279664 http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bundesrecht/agg/gesamt.pdf
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "LGBT Discrimination is illegal since May 23, 1949 when the basic law for Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany was made. It's first atricle is: (1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all state authority. (2) The German people therefore acknowledge inviolable and inalienable human rights as the basis of every community, of peace and of justice in the world. (3) The following basic rights shall bind the legislature, the executive and the judiciary as directly applicable law."

murrayhawthorne created this entry.

This entry has no revisions.