No. 128/2016 University Women of Europe (UWE) v. Czech Republic
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Judgement date :05/12/2019
The complaint was registered on 24 August 2016 and relates to Articles 1 (Right to work) and 4§3 (Right to a fair remuneration - non-discrimination between women and men with respect to remuneration) in the light of the non-discrimination principle contained in the preamble of the European Social Charter (“the 1961 Charter”) and to Article 1 (Right to equal opportunities and equal treatment in matters of employment and occupation without discrimination on the grounds of sex) of the Additional Protocol of 1988 to the 1961 Charter. The organisation complains that the Czech Republic fails to observe the principle of equal pay for women and men for equal, similar or comparable work in breach of the above-mentioned provisions.
The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 4 July 2017.
The European Committee of Social Rights adopted its decision on the merits on 5 December 2019.