Asociación Nacional de Grandes Empresas de Distribución v Federación de Asociaciones Sindicales [2012] EUECJ C-78/11

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Annual Leave; Sick Leave

This was a reference to the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Article 7(1) of Directive 2003/88/EC . A question arose in proceedings involving Spanish unions whether previously agreed collective agreements were contrary to the Directive. The unions sought a declaration that workers covered by the collective agreement were entitled to paid annual leave even where such leave coincides with periods when they are absent from work on account of temporary disability. The ECJ had already held that a worker who is on sick leave during a period of previously scheduled annual leave has the right, at his request to take

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This article is correct at 22/06/2012

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