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Equal benefits for same-sex civil partnerships

European Court of Justice, Case C-267/12
In a recent judgment, issued the 12th of December 2013, the CJEU ruled that a national collective agreement, which excludes same-sex couples from certain employment benefits available for married couples, where marriage is not possible for homosexual couples, constitutes direct discrimination and therefore is an infringement of the Directive 2000/78.

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