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Name: Law No. 532 of 2 October 2009 amending the Law on Gender Equality and the Law on Equal Treatment.
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-09-24
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2009-L-84977
Bibliography: Database of legal acts in Estonia, AS Andmevara, Pärnu mnt. 139d/1, Tallinn 11317, Estonia (consulted on 2010-11-29)
Abstract/Citation: Rephrases and introduces changes in the wording of several articles. Adds, inter alia, para 4 and 5 to article 6 of the Law on Gender Equality extending the cases of discrimination towards persons based on their adherence to trade or employer's unions. Adds article 7(1) in the law with the following title: "Obligations of the persons providing goods and services to provide explanations". The article provides that the above mentioned persons, within 15 days shall provide written explanation to the person which estimates to have been discriminated. Article 11 provides for measures against gender based discrimination at recruitment.
In the Law on Equal Treatment amends, inter alia, article 8 introducing some procedural changes when filling a labour dispute complaint.
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