CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2017

Article 2. Equality of opportunity and treatment of women and men. (..) Further, the Committee asks the Government to report (..) and on the participation of Roma, as well as other minority women, in education, training and employment promotion opportunities. Equality of opportunity and treatment irrespective of race, colour, national extraction or social origin. Roma. … Continue reading "CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2017"

CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2017

Article 1(2) of the Convention. Discrimination on the basis of national extraction. For a number of years the Committee has been expressing its concern over the discriminatory impact that the language requirements of the Law on State Language 1999 might have on the employment or occupational opportunities of minority groups, including the large Russian-speaking minority. … Continue reading "CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2017"

CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2014

Equality of opportunity and treatment irrespective of race, colour, national extraction or social origin. Roma. The Committee notes the detailed information provided by the Government concerning the activities and institutions implementing policies for Roma inclusion. The Committee also notes the statistical information provided by the Government on the participation of Roma in training and public … Continue reading "CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2014"

CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2014

Article 1(2) of the Convention. Discrimination on the basis of national extraction. Inherent requirements of the job. The Committee has been referring for a number of years to certain provisions of the Law on State Language of 1999 concerning language requirements that may have a discriminatory impact on minority groups in employment and occupation (in … Continue reading "CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2014"

CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2013

Equality of opportunity and treatment irrespective of race, colour, national extraction or social origin. The Committee welcomes the detailed information provided by the Government regarding numerous recent projects implemented with minority non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to promote mutual tolerance and prevent discrimination based on ethnic origin, language, culture or religion. It further notes that since 2012, … Continue reading "CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2013"