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The Charter of Fundamental Rights: From the Horse's mouth...

Over a year ago now, the ECJ ruled that, from December 2012, insurers can no longer offer different products and prices to men and women based on their sex, since it would constitute discrimination. We estimated that a 17 year old female driver will have to pay an extra £4,300 in insurance premiums by the time she is 26 as a consequence of the ruling.But, aside from the practical cost and barmy nature of the ruling itself (given that, for example, evidence suggests that, on average, female and male drivers present different degrees of risk), we pointed to a more fundamental issue of democracy.
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Black Women Still Suffer From Wage Gaps

United States / New York : Huffington Post: New York Blog (last week)

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII reads as follows: "Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin." As you are already aware, the Civil Rights act just turned 50 years old this mon... Read Post

Black Women Still Suffer From Wage Gaps

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (last week)

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII reads as follows: "Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin." As you are already aware, the Civil Rights act just turned 50 years old this mon... Read Post

The Charter of Fundamental Rights: It's alive!

News / International Affairs : Open Europe (3 years ago)

Today’s ECJ ruling on insurance premiums, which will mean insurers can no longer offer different products and prices to men and women based on their sex from December 2012 on equality grounds, has thrown up an interesting discussion... Read Post


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