Pfeiffer and others v Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, Kreisverband Waldshut eV [2005] IRLR 137 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • 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.

  • Working time: Direct effect of and exclusions from 48-hour week

    Date:
    11 February 2005

    In Pfeiffer and others v Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, Kreisverband Waldshut eV, the European Court of Justice held that the exclusion of 'road transport' from the provisions of the Working Time Directive did not cover emergency workers, even when they used a road vehicle and accompanied patients on their journeys to hospital.