Germany not only had an interest in continuing to strengthen the United Nations, it also believed that there was no alternative to the Organization as a platform for peace, development and security in the world, Germany'sMinister for Foreign Affairs, Joschka Fischer, told correspondents at a Headquarters press conference today.
Germany believed that the United Nations was most important when it came to balancing the different interests of very different nations, and it intended to strengthen the Organization as best it could.
Asked whether the image of Germany would suffer as a consequence of the recent failure to pass a law on dual citizenship, he said that what his Government had sought was not a dual citizenship law but a new citizenship law.
Labour law comes under the jurisdiction of labour courts, the highest of which is the Federal Labour Court, (Article 95 (1) Chapter 9 Basic Law).
The Federal Labour Courts are administered by the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs in conjunction with the Minister of Justice.
Labour Courts are increasingly developing a distinction between direct discrimination, where the sex of the employee is taken as the decisive criterion for unequal treatment, and indirect discrimination, whereby the basis for unequal treatment is founded on an ostensibly neutral factor but where detrimental effects are disproportionately felt by one sex.
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