Bilka-Kaufhaus GmbH v Weber von Hartz [1986] IRLR 317 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Exclusion of part-time workers from occupational pension schemes may contravene Article 119

    Date:
    1 September 1986

    In Bilka-Kaufhaus v Weber von Hartz (13.5.86) EOR9A, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) holds that the exclusion of part-time workers from occupational pension schemes contravenes Article 119 of the EEC Treaty if this exclusion affects significantly more women than men, unless the employer can show that the exclusion is based on objectively justified factors unrelated to any discrimination on grounds of sex.

  • Bilka-Kaufhaus GmbH v Weber von Hartz

    Date:
    1 August 1986

    In Bilka-Kaufhaus GmbH v Weber von Hartz [1986] IRLR 317 ECJ, the European Court of Justice held that the exclusion of part-time workers from occupational pension schemes contravenes Article 119 of the Treaty of Rome if this exclusion affects significantly more women than men, unless the employer can show that the exclusion is based on objectively justified factors unrelated to any discrimination on grounds of sex.