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ECJ considers if homophobic comments made in radio interview breached EU law

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    NH v Associazione Avvocatura per i diritti LGBTI - Rete Lenford [2020] IRLR 532 ECJ (0 other reports)

NH v Associazione Avvocatura per i diritti LGBTI - Rete Lenford [2020] IRLR 532 ECJ

direct discrimination | sexual orientation | recruitment

In NH v Associazione Avvocatura per i diritti LGBTI, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a senior lawyer's comments on a radio programme that he would not wish to recruit homosexual people fell within the scope of the Equal Treatment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC) even though his firm was not recruiting, or planning to recruit, at the time.