Draehmpaehl v Urania Immobilienservice ohG [1997] IRLR 538 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Compensation limits contravened Equal Treatment Directive

    1 December 1997

    In Draehmpaehl v Urania Immobilienservice ohG, the European Court of Justice holds that German legislation on compensation for sex discrimination contravened the EC Equal Treatment Directive in setting a limit of three months' salary and a ceiling on aggregate compensation, where there were no such limitations under other provisions of domestic civil and labour law.