Discrimination is a major obstacle for ethnic and religious minorities and migrants in Europe. Employment is the main path to social inclusion and ethnic and religious minorities must therefore have the possibility to fully participate in the labour market. read more

Quick Facts

  • Unemployment rates are 3 times higher for people born outside the EU than for the native-born population in Finland and Belgium
  • In the United Kingdom, people with foreign sounding names are one third less likely to be shortlisted for jobs than people with white British sounding names
  • People with a Turkish background in Austria earn 20% less that their Austrian colleagues without a migrant background

Equal@work Platform

The Equal@work Platform brings together businesses, social partners, NGOs, public authorities and academics committed to diversity and inclusion, to find solutions so that ethnic and religious minorities can fully participate in the labour market.

Our members’ work

Check out ENAR member organisations’ initiatives on employment at national and local level


Discrimination in employment: no big deal?


With the support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, the Open Society Foundations, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Sigrid Rausing Trust