BUG observes new legal and political initiatives of the EU anti-discrimination protection.
Find information here on the draft directive implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation beyond employment, COM (2008) 426, the so-called 5th Equal Treatment Directive.
BUG has analyzed which additions in the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) have to be carried out, if the 5th Equal Treatment Directive would be implemented. These are a few changes.
Find details here (available only in German):
In this analysis by Alexander Klose for the DGB federal board the need for improvement of the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) is clarified.
Minor interpellation of the Green parliamentary group, 23.12.2009 on 23.12.2009
and the response of the federal government on 12.1.2010
Minor interpellation of the Green Parliamentary Group on 25.2.2010
and the response of the federal government on 12.3.2010
First reading in the Bundestag on 22.04.2010