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Equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation

Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast)
Official Journal of the European Union L 204 of 26.7.2006, p. 23-36

The purpose of this Directive is to ensure the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation.

To that end, it contains provisions to implement the principle of equal treatment in relation to:

  • access to employment, including promotion, and to vocational training; 
  • working conditions, including pay;
  • occupational social security schemes.

It also contains provisions to ensure that such implementation is made more effective by the establishment of appropriate procedures.

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28/11/2009
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