Land Brandenburg v Sass [2005] IRLR 147 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Equal pay: case law update

    Date:
    3 February 2006

    We review recent significant equal pay cases and their implications. Developments of note include the application of the "single source" test to comparators within an employment unit, and a reference to the ECJ on whether use of length of service as a pay system criterion requires specific objective justification.

  • Extended maternity leave protected by Pregnant Workers Directive

    Date:
    1 March 2005

    It is the purpose of maternity leave, not its duration, that will dictate whether or not it is maternity leave for the purposes of the protections provided by the Pregnant Workers Directive, holds the ECJ in Land Brandenburg v Sass (18 November 2004).

  • European Union: ECJ case law round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2005

    In our latest round-up of cases from the European Court of Justice, we look at cases on equal pay, maternity leave and equal treatment, the variation of terms relating to early retirement following a transfer of an undertaking, working time and European Works Councils.