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Pension rights for part-timers

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Vroege v NCIV Instituut voor Volkshuisvesting BV (28 September 1994) EOR58B, the European Court of Justice rules that the right to join an occupational pension scheme falls within Article 119 of the EC Treaty and that there is no limitation in time on this right under Community law. Therefore, it would be open to a national court to find that the exclusion of part-time workers from a pension scheme was indirectly discriminatory and contrary to EC law since 8 April 1976, when the ECJ held that Article 119 has direct effect.