Most countries have anti-discrimination laws, and no two jurisdictions apply the same approach. This shows the real complexity in dealing with discrimination in a global world, where different cultures intersect and where the definition of discrimination varies across borders.
Even in the European Union – which is subject to a universal Directive on discrimination – each Member State operates under its own distinct legal system. HR and legal professionals alike therefore need to ensure that they are aware of the rules on discrimination in different countries to maintain compliance and implement robust measures to manage risk.
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