Arbeiterwohlfahrt der Stadt Berlin eV v Bötel [1992] IRLR 423 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal paid time off for part-timers under Article 119

    Date:
    1 September 1992

    In Arbeiterwohlfahrt der Stadt Berlin eV v Bötel (4 June 1992) EOR45A, the European Court of Justice rules that statutory time-off provisions which fail to compensate part-time workers for time spent on industrial relations training outside their normal working hours indirectly discriminate against women and are contrary to Article 119 of the EEC Treaty unless objectively justified by the Member States.