Dominguez v Centre Informatique du Centre Ouest Atlantique [2012] CJEU

  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Working Time Directive; annual leave; direct effect

This is a case of French origin which questions a French rule under the French Labour Code that workers must be in employment for a minimum period to qualify for annual leave. In this case, Ms Dominguez‟s claimed entitlement to paid annual leave not taken in respect of the period between November 2005 and January 2007 due to absence from work granted after an accident and, in the alternative, compensation. The Court of Justice was asked three questions by the French Court of Cassation: 84 (1) Whether Article 7(1) of Directive 2003/88 must be interpreted as precluding national provisions

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This article is correct at 27/01/2012

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