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ECJ ruling on fixed-term contracts for older workers

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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.

On 26 June 2003, Werner Mangold, then 56, concluded an employment contract with Rüdiger Helm, a lawyer.