Skip to comments.European Court: Male civil servants discriminated against in France
Posted on 07/24/2014 1:41:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Court of Justice has pointed the finger at unequal retirement plans between men and women in the French civil service. EurActiv France reports.
According to a judgment by the ECJ (17 July), the French retirement system for civil servants is discriminating against men.
French rules on certain pension-related advantages granted to civil servants give rise to indirect discrimination on grounds of sex, the court decided. [ ]
French law states that if a civil servant has raised at least three children, he or she can benefit from early retirement. It also outlines service credit advantages to parents working in the civil service, which grants them an extra two trimesters of social security contributions per child.
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