Religion and the Genuine Occupational Requirement: Egenberger – the judgment

In Vera Egenberger v Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung eV [2018] EUECJ C-414/16, the Grand Chamber of the CJEU has reaffirmed that, in cases where religion or belief organisations impose a Genuine Occupational Requirement when recruiting staff, that requirement must be both genuine, legitimate and justifiable.


In November, we reported Advocate General Tanchev’s Opinion in the case of Ms Vera Egenberger. Continue reading