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Sick pregnant worker entitled to full pay

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In HK (acting on behalf of Høj Pedersen) v Faellesforeningen for Danmarks Brugsforeninger (acting on behalf of Kvickly Skive) (19 November 1998) EOR83B, the European Court of Justice has ruled that it is a breach of EC law for a woman not to be entitled to full pay when she is unfit for work for a reason connected with her pregnancy before the beginning of her maternity leave, when an employee who is off work on grounds of illness would receive full pay.