Millions of people in Germany suffer discrimination in the workplace. The country plans to tighten its equality law in a move that could help reduce the expected shortfall of up to 6.5 million workers by 2025.
Pilots who are not allowed to fly over the age of 60. A brilliant female executive passed over for promotion after she becomes pregnant. A Muslim woman forced to answer uncomfortable questions about her headscarf in a job interview. One in three people in Germany suffer discrimination, especially in their jobs, according to a government survey. And almost half of those affected complain it is based on age or gender.
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