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EELC 2018/37 Supreme Court rules on discrimination for being overweight (FI)

Keywords Disability discrimination
Authors Janne Nurminen
Author's information

336079 Janne Nurminen
Janne Nurminen is a Senior Associate with Roschier, Attorneys Ltd in Helsinki, www.roschier.com.
  • Abstract

      The Finnish Supreme Court has held that an employer discriminated against an employee by not renewing his employment at the end of a fixed-term contract because he was overweight.

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