Jason Galbraith-Marten QC to speak at the EU Gender Equality Law seminar 23 February 2015


Cloisters barrister Jason Galbraith-Marten QC joins the panel of eminent speakers at the seminar commissioned by the European Union’s Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – Progress (2007-2013) in Germany on 23 February 2015 at the ERA Conference Centre, Metzer Allee 4, Trier.

The seminar will provide participants with an overview of the EU gender equality legislation as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU in its large case on this topic.

Key areas covered will include:

  • Definition of key concepts (direct/indirect discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment)
  • Burden of proof
  • Positive action
  • Remedies and sanctions
  • Equal pay
  • Pregnant workers and the reconciliation of work and family life
  • Equal treatment in the access to goods and services


Who should attend?

Open to legal practitioners (for example, from trade unions or employers’ associations, NGOs, labour inspectorates, equality bodies, etc.) from an EU Member State, EEA/EFTA country or EU candidate country.

For programme update and booking information go to: www.era.int/gender