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Annual leave: German law cannot automatically preclude termination payment for unused holiday

This report relates to 2 case(s)

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    Kreuziger v Land Berlin Case C-619/16 ECJ (0 other reports)

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    Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften eV v Shimizu Case C-684/16 ECJ (0 other reports)

Kreuziger v Land Berlin Case C-619/16 ECJ

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften eV v Shimizu Case C-684/16 ECJ

annual leave | failure to take leave | holiday pay

In Kreuziger v Land Berlin and Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften eV v Shimizu, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a worker who does not apply for leave does not automatically lose the right to a payment in lieu on termination of employment.