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Case round-up: annual leave coinciding with maternity leave

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This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: pregnant employees' rights to maternity leave and annual leave.

Maternity leave is no holiday

Gomez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA, ECJ C-342/01

This European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision deals with the interaction between a woman's right to maternity leave and the right to paid annual leave, and what should happen if maternity leave coincides with an employer's annual shutdown.