European Employment Law Cases


2023/2 eBay Classifieds used as a recruiting and job application platform not a safe haven for gender discrimination of applicants (GE)

Trefwoorden Gender Discrimination, Discrimination General
Auteurs Susanne Burkert-Vavilova

Susanne Burkert-Vavilova
Susanne Burkert-Vavilova is an attorney-at-law at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.
  • Samenvatting

      The Schleswig-Holstein Regional Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, ‘LAG’) has found that a person who expressed interest in a job through the Internet portal ‘eBay Classifieds’ was an ‘applicant’ within the meaning of the German General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz, ‘AGG’) and, provided the other legal requirements are met, eligible for compensation for immaterial damage. The Court further ruled that the hurdles are high for the compensation claim to be countered by the defence of abuse of rights.

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