By Helen Meenan
Ecu Union equality and anti-discrimination legislations have been revolutionized by way of the incorporation of Article thirteen into the EC Treaty, including new anti-discrimination grounds and new percentages. This finished 2007 quantity presents a clean method of Article thirteen and its directives; it adopts a contextual framework to equality and anti-discrimination legislation within the ecu Union. half I bargains with the evolution of Article thirteen, demographic and social switch and the inter-relationship among ecu Equality legislations and Human Rights. half II comprises specialist essays on all of the Article thirteen anti-discrimination grounds: intercourse, racial or ethnic starting place, faith or trust, incapacity, age and sexual orientation, with universal subject matters weaving all through. This ebook may be of curiosity to every body taken with fighting discrimination, lecturers, NGOs, legal professionals, human source execs, employers, staff, learn scholars and so forth within the eu Union and past.
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138 Insofar as the term ‘relevant stakeholders’ in Directive 2004/113 is quite broad and thus likely to include groups covered by the legislation this is to be welcomed. 5. Note the public authorities’ duty to eliminate discrimination and promote equality in the UK, under ss. 76A, 76B, 76C of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, s. 71 of the Race Relations Act 1976 and ss. 49A and 49D of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995. 136 137 Article 11. Article 13 and Article 14. Articles 11 and 12.
Htm. Thematic Comment No. , at p. 64. For an overview see, Mark Bell for the European Commission, Critical Review of academic literature relating to the EU directives to combat discrimination (Brussels, 2004) at pp. 12–14. See also Lisa Waddington ‘Article 13 EC: Setting Priorities in the Proposal for a Horizontal Employment Directive’, (2000) 29 ILJ, pp. 176–81 and Mark Bell, ‘Article 13 EC: the European Commission’s Anti-discrimination Proposals’, (2000) 29 ILJ pp. 79–84 at p. 80. 9 To date however, it can be said that a ground-specific approach has taken the individual grounds and the Article 13 family as a whole only so far.
297 and 311. Costello, ‘Positive Action’, at p. 212, seems to suggest that it is not enough to allow positive action at a national level and that genuine policy choices are required. 24 equality law in an enlarged european union action under EU law has its critics123 and is destined to have an image problem for as long as indirect discrimination is seen as the principal tool for tackling barriers to equality. 130 New approaches to the Article 13 grounds have already been suggested, which take their inspiration from initiatives in the Member States and other jurisdictions, admittedly sometimes with their bases in national sex discrimination law.