Israel Set To Prohibit Sexual Preference Employment Discrimination

Author:Mr Richard Cohen
Profession:Fox Rothschild LLP
 
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The Israeli Knesset's Ministerial Law Committee approved a bill  and sent it to the full Knesset which, if it passes, which is likely,  would prohibit employment discrimination (and discrimination in, among other things, housing, medical care, and education) on the basis of gender or sexual preference.

In fact, the law would require all laws against discrimination to include such a ban on gender or sexual preference discrimination.

According to the bill's sponsor, it is "a correction that is necessary...

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