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Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co

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age discrimination | notice periods | length of service

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a German law excluding employment before the age of 25 when calculating notice periods based on length of service is contrary to the Employment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC).

Ms Kücükdeveci had worked at Swedex GmbH & Co since she was 18, but was dismissed in 2006 when she was aged 28.