Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG  IRLR 888 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 30 November 2016
In Kratzer v R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG  IRLR 888 ECJ, the ECJ held that a job applicant who is not genuinely seeking employment but whose sole purpose is to seek compensation for alleged discrimination with regard to his or her application is not protected by EU discrimination law.
- 25 August 2016
In this German case, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a person who applies for a job with the sole purpose of making an application for compensation for discrimination is not covered by the Equal Treatment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC) or the Equal Opportunities and Equal Treatment Directive (2006/54/EC) and may be considered as having committed an abuse of rights under EU law.