Bollacke v K+K Klaas & Kock BV & Co KG  IRLR 732 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 11 December 2014
In Bollacke v K+K Klaas & Kock BV & Co KG  IRLR 732 ECJ, the ECJ held that the Working Time Directive prevents the entitlement to pay for accrued but untaken leave being lost on the death of the relevant worker. In addition, the right to claim payment in respect of such accrued but untaken leave does not attach to the person of the worker who has died, but can be claimed by the worker's estate.
- 13 June 2014
The European Court of Justice has held that a payment must be made for accrued but untaken annual leave on the death of a worker.