No. 128/2016 University Women of Europe (UWE) v. Czech Republic

The complaint was registered on 24 August 2016 and relates to Articles 1 (Right to work) and 4§3 (Right to a fair remuneration - non-discrimination between women and men with respect to remuneration) in the light of the non-discrimination principle contained in the preamble of the European Social Charter (“the 1961 Charter”) and to Article 1 (Right to equal opportunities and equal treatment in matters of employment and occupation without discrimination on the grounds of sex) of the Additional Protocol of 1988 to the 1961 Charter. The organisation complains that the Czech Republic fails to observe the principle of equal pay for women and men for equal, similar or comparable work in breach of the above-mentioned provisions.

 Case-document no. 1, Complaint registered on 24 August 2016

 Case-document no. 2, Observations by the Government on admissibility

 Case-document no. 3, Response from the University Women of Europe to the Government's observations on admissibility

 Case-document no. 4, Further response of the Government to the observations of the University Women of Europe on admissibility

Case-document no. 5, Submissions by the Governement on the merits

 Case-document no. 6, Observations by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

 Case-document no. 7, Response of the University Women of Europe to the Government's submissions on the merits

 Case-document no.8, Observations by EQUINET

 Case-document no. 9, Further response from the Government on the merits

 Case-document no. 10, Observations by the European Commission

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 4 July 2017.

 Decision on admissibility of Complaint 128/2016

 Decision on the merits of Complaint 128/2016

 Recommendation CM/RecChS(2021)5 of the Committee of Ministers of 17 March 2021