Merino Gómez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA  IRLR 407 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 23 July 2004
In Merino Gomez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA, the European Court of Justice holds that pregnant workers have a dual entitlement to annual leave and maternity leave: pregnant workers must be able to take their annual leave during a period other than their period of maternity leave.
- 13 April 2004
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: pregnant employees' rights to maternity leave and annual leave.
- 1 April 2004
On 18 March 2004, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in case C-342/01: María Paz Merino Gómez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA that a worker must be able to take her annual leave during a period other than her maternity leave. This is the case even if the maternity leave coincides with the general period of annual leave fixed for the entire workforce by a collective agreement.