European Commission v Luxembourg [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Flexible Working
Issues covered: Protection of A-Typical Workers; Fixed Term Employment Contracts

By its application, the European Commission claims that the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) should declare that, by maintaining in force, with respect to occasional workers in the entertainment arts, derogations from measures designed to prevent the abusive use of successive fixed-term contracts, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has failed to fulfil its obligations under Clause 5 of the Framework Agreement on fixed-term work of 18 March 1999 (‘the Framework Agreement’), which is set out in the Annex to Council Directive 1999/70/EC.

On 12 March 2009, the Commission sent a letter to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg asking that Member State to provide clarification of certain points of

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This article is correct at 16/12/2015

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