European Commission closes two cases against Czech Republic on equality legislation

Europa Press Release: “The European Commission has today closed legal proceedings against the Czech Republic on two directives prohibiting discrimination . . . The main points of the infringement case for the Employment Equality Directive (see also (IP/08/155) were: . . . rules on recruitment of customs officials included discriminatory conditions related to sexual orientation . . . The Czech Republic has amended its legislation on all those points, notably by adopting a comprehensive Anti-discrimination Act. As a result, the Commission now considers that Czech Republic has properly transposed the Directives.”