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Germany

EU

Law for the equal participation of women and men in management positions in the private and public sectors

Applicable to

Gender

Yes

Minorities

LGBTQ+

Veterans

Key requirements

Under the legislation, more than 100 companies that are listed and that have co-determination (i.e., employee representation on their supervisory boards) will be required to set aside at least 30% of the new board seats for women from 2016.

Scope

Under the legislation, more than 100 companies that are listed and that have co-determination

Penalties

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