No. 021-01-111/2019-02

Acting within the legally prescribed competence to monitor the implementation of laws concerning the prohibition of discrimination and recommend equality measures to public authorities and other persons, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality refers to the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs the following


Commissioner for the Protection of Equality recommends to the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs:

– to amend the Rulebook on Licensing of Professional Workers in Social Protection in accordance with anti-discrimination regulations and to unambiguously prescribe that absence from work due to the use of maternity leave, childcare leave, special child care or longer sick leave during the license period, does not interfere with the validity of the license, the fulfillment of conditions for its renewal, that is, the extension of the validity date of the license for the period in which professional workers in social protection were absent from work.

The Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans’ and Social Affairs will notify the Commissioner for the Protection Equality of the measures taken to implement this recommendation, within 30 days from the date of receipt of the recommendation of measures for achieving equality.

No appeal or any other remedy is permitted against this recommendation on measures for achieving equality in compliance with the law.


Brankica Janković

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