The European Court of Justice ruled in April 2010 that workers who take parental leave cannot, after the leave, be deprived of their annual leave entitlement accumulated during the year preceding the birth of their child. The judgment also deals with the rights of part-time and fixed-term workers.
The European Court of Justice has held that pay in lieu of notice given to a worker who is dismissed without notice during part-time parental leave should be calculated on the basis of his or her full-time salary.
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