Daily Archive: February 7, 2014

Anti-discrimination law: Candidate claims to be brought against employer, not recruiter

The German Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG) ruled on January 23, 2014 (docket number – 8 AZR 118/13) that claims for compensation concerning moral prejudice due to violation of the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz, AGG) can only be brought against the prospective employer and not the recruitment agency, even if it is not …

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