NH v Associazione Avvocatura Per I Diritti LGBTI-Rete Lenford: ECJ 23 Apr 2020

Discriminatory Intent of Firm Founded Claim

(Equal Treatment In Employment and Occupation – Prohibition of Discrimination – Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Equal treatment in employment and occupation – Directive 2000/78/EC – Article 3(1)(a), Article 8(1) and Article 9(2) – Prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation – Conditions for access to employment or to occupation – Concept – Public statements ruling out recruitment of homosexual persons – Article 11(1), Article 15(1) and Article 21(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Defence of rights – Sanctions – Legal entity representing a collective interest – Standing to bring proceedings without acting in the name of a specific complainant or in the absence of an injured party – Right to damages

President K Lenaerts, Vice-President R Silva de Lapuerta,
C-507/18, [2020] EUECJ C-507/18, ECLI:EU:C:2020:289, [2020] ICR 1124, [2020] WLR(D) 238, [2019] EUECJ C-507/18_O
Bailii, WLRD, Bailii
Council Directive 2000/78/EC, arts 3(1)(a), 8(1), 9(2)

Employment, Discrimination, Human Rights

Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.654961