Friday, February 3, 2023

ELA’s victory favors pregnant candidates and candidates with diabetes who want to join the Basque police

diabetes discrimination

Until now, people with diabetes could not participate in the selection process unless they concealed their diagnosis. After this new amendment, it will be a medical examination which will decide case by case whether the degree of diabetes of the candidate will prevent him from fulfilling his obligations.

The grounds of being an agent of the original scale have been challenged by the ELA up to four times, but in the end justice has sided with the union. The ruling establishes that diabetes cannot be a sufficient reason to exclude a candidate; From now on, an individual assessment of the individual has to be carried out and the results must conclude without any doubt that the illness will prevent the candidate from carrying out his/her duties.

pregnancy discrimination

In 2018, One a wannabe Apeople PRhyme Her request to delay the physical examination was denied as she was pregnant, despite the fact that she submitted the relevant medical reports. With the help of ELA Legal Services, Agent filed a claim of violation of fundamental rights And, now, Justice has agreed with the professional and the union. AYouit is not so, he remember that the Basque government continues discrimination for women, since If they pregnant has to pay twice for Registration: First in the process in which they participate and then in the process in which physical test will be done. For this reason, the ELA will file an appeal addressed to the relevant administration so that Is discriminatory clause against women.

The ELA deplores that the Basque government, even in this case, has taken four years to modify the regulation, and that it perpetuates the above discriminatory position. “Another sample From that behind advertising campaigns in defense of equality, the reality is different, and you have to fight every day in the workplace to change that,” he says. organization.

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