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Annual leave: Worker's right to payment for untaken holiday survives death

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    Stadt Wuppertal v Bauer; Willmeroth v Broßonn [2019] IRLR 148 ECJ (0 other reports)

Stadt Wuppertal v Bauer; Willmeroth v Broßonn [2019] IRLR 148 ECJ

annual leave | holiday pay | death of a worker

In Stadt Wuppertal v Bauer; Willmeroth v Broßonn [2019] IRLR 148 ECJ, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a German law that prevents a payment in lieu of a deceased worker's accrued but untaken annual leave from forming part of his or her estate is incompatible with EU law.