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Pregnancy dismissals contravene EEC law

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    Handels-og Kontorgunktionaerernes Forbund i Danmark (acting for Hertz) v Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening (acting for Aldi Marked K/S) [1991] IRLR 31 ECJ (0 other reports)

In Handels-og Kontorgunktionaerernes Forbund i Danmark (acting for Hertz) v Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening (acting for Aldi Marked k/s) (8 November 1990) EOR35B, the European Court rules that a woman is protected from dismissal because of her absence during pregnancy and any maternity leave to which she has a right under national law.