Case Law

May 23, 2019
Senior Citizens enjoying outdoors activities

Seminar: Tackling Ageism and Age Discrimination against Older People

Date: 27-28 June 2019Location: Berlin, Germany Equinet is organising a capacity building seminar entitled “Tackling Age Discrimination against Older Persons: Building Bridges between Equality Bodies & […]
July 16, 2018

Finland: Assessing credit rating on the basis of statistical data alone is discrimination

The Finnish National Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal has determined that a person was discriminated against in the granting of consumer credit because no individual assessment of the person's solvency was carried out. The creditor only assessed the solvency on the basis of background information, such as age, gender, place of residence and native language. The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman had submitted the case to the National Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal for consideration. The Non-Discrimination Ombudsman considers the decision of the tribunal important and expects creditors to change their practices.