Towards gender equality in employment

28-09-2015

Sex discrimination in the labour market and workplace, and failure to ensure equal opportunities for women and men in employment have significant costs for individuals – and for European societies and economies more broadly. Yet, despite these costs – and the potential benefits of gender equality – assessments show that EU legislation in this domain is still not being implemented effectively across the Member States.

Sex discrimination in the labour market and workplace, and failure to ensure equal opportunities for women and men in employment have significant costs for individuals – and for European societies and economies more broadly. Yet, despite these costs – and the potential benefits of gender equality – assessments show that EU legislation in this domain is still not being implemented effectively across the Member States.