Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co KG [2010] IRLR 346 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Age discrimination: Age-related notice periods are discriminatory

    Date:
    19 May 2010

    In Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co KG [2010] IRLR 346 ECJ, the ECJ held that German law that excludes employment below the age of 25 when calculating minimum statutory notice periods based on length of service amounts to unjustified age discrimination contrary to the Equal Treatment Framework Directive.

  • Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co

    Date:
    1 February 2010

    The European Court of Justice has held that a German law excluding employment before the age of 25 when calculating statutory notice periods based on length of service is contrary to the Employment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC).