The instruction of discrimination

The instruction of discrimination is also illegal according to the AGG.Example: The boss of a company instructs the head of the human resources department to employ people of German origin only in replacement positions, even though many people, who are originally non-Germansapply. The behaviours of both the boss and the head of human resources are discriminatory and are an offence against the AGG.

Permitted unequal treatment:

According to the AGG unequal treatment is  justified if existent disadvantages are likely to be impeded or compensated for by an action for a group of people.

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