A law containing anti-discrimination amendment to the Labour code, which, among them, prohibits the infringement of the rights of commissioners of sexual minorities in the hiring workplace, came into force in Ukraine.
The document was placed in the official newspaper of the Verkhovna Rada "Voice of Ukraine" of 25 November, in the text of the law it is reported that it takes effect on the day following its promulgation.
Happy 12 November adopted a package of laws necessary For visa liberalization with the EU. Elected officials from several attempts had accepted the amendment to the Labour rule that prevents discrimination on racial, religious and gender or sexual orientation, that was one of the conditions of the EU. Report to the European Commission on the progress of Kiev in the execution of the action plan on visa liberalization it is assumed fifteen December. According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, a positive assessment will begin the preparatory procedures For the abolition of visas.
The speaker of the Parliament Volodymyr Groysman had previously stated that the adoption of this law does not mean the legalization of gay marriage in Ukraine.
Kiev and the EU are implementing a program of liberalization of the visa regime. The Ukrainian authorities hope to receive a visa-free regime with the European Union in 2016. To do this, the Europeans require from Kiev to intensify the battle against illegal activity of officials, to reform at the border and bring the identity documents to the European model in the form of a biometric ID card.