Mangold v Helm [2006] IRLR 143 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • ECJ finds fixed-term contracts for over-52s unjustified

    Date:
    1 December 2005

    Age discrimination will only become unlawful in the UK from October 2006, but a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 22 November 2005 gives an indication of how it expects the relevant provisions of the Employment Directive (2000/78/EC) to be interpreted.

  • ECJ ruling on fixed-term contracts for older workers

    Date:
    1 December 2005

    The ECJ has ruled that the German fixed-term contracts legislation contravenes EU law by allowing fixed-term contracts to be concluded without objective reason for any worker of 52 and above.