In the context of the infringement procedure on the Directive 2002/73/EC of 23th September 2002 which aims at implementing the principle of equal treatment for men and women regarding the access to employment, vocational training and professional advancement as well as concerning working conditions, there were the following communications:

‘According to section 258’ communication (only available in German):

Answer from federal government

Reasoned opinion:

Letter from commission

Answer federal government

In 2009 the European Commission submitted a report to the European Parliament concerning the implementation of this Directive.