• Members of the European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Gender Equality
  • Part I
  • Executive Summary
  • Annick Masselot and Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
  • 1. Introduction: background and aim of the report
  • 2. The legislative context in European Union law
  • 2.1. Primary legislation
  • 2.2. Secondary legislation
  • 2.3. The case law of the European Court of Justice
  • 3. Summary of the findings
  • 3.1. Discrimination in the access to employment – recruitment process and monitoring
  • 3.2. Adjustment of working conditions/leave for reasons connected to health and safety
  • 3.3. Equal pay
  • 3.3.1. Bonus
  • 3.3.2. Pensions
  • 3.4. Dismissal/pressure to resign – the impact of the economic crisis
  • 3.4.1. Women in executive positions
  • 3.4.2. Fixed-term employment and precarious forms of employment
  • 3.5. The right not to be discriminated against during pregnancy and maternity leave
  • 3.5.1. Promotions
  • 3.5.2. Holiday and maternity leave
  • 3.5.3. Return from maternity leave
  • 3.6. Breastfeeding breaks
  • 3.7. Self-employed workers
  • 3.8. The role of fathers
  • 3.8.1. Paternity leave
  • 3.8.2. Parental leave
  • 3.8.3. The rights of adoptive parents
  • 3.9. The Goods and Services Directive
  • 3.10. Access to information
  • 3.11. Involvement of other parties
  • 3.12. Enforcement and effectiveness
  • 4. Conclusions
  • Part II
  • National Law: Reports from the Experts of the Member States, EEA Countries, Croatia, FYR of Macedonia and Turkey
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMAN
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • ICELAND
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LIECHTENSTEIN
  • LITHUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • FYR of MACEDONIA
  • MALTA
  • THE NETHERLANDS
  • NORWAY
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • TURKEY
  • UNITED KINGOM
  • Annex I Questionnaire
  • Annex II Selected Bibliography
  • Annex III Tables