A draft amendment banning gender-based harassment in Lithuania on Tuesday got off the ground at the parliament, which had earlier rejected such an amendment despite a threat of EU sanctions.
The government has been trying since last year to put a provision that prohibits not only sexual harassment, but also gender-based harassment in the workplace back into the Law on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men. Such a ban was in place until 2014.
Under the draft amendment, the employer would have to take steps to ensure that a worker is not subjected to gend...
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