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European Union: ECJ case law round-up

This report relates to 4 case(s)

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.

Ruling on agency worker's claim for equal pay

On 13 January 2004 in Case C-256/01: Allonby v Accrington and Rossendale College and others, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) provided a definition of a "worker" for the purposes of art 141 of the Treaty establishing the European Community (TEC) on equal pay.