Sobczyszyn v Szkoła Podstawowa w Rzeplinie Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEUECJ C-178/15
Legal BodyCourt of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionSickness and Absence, Working Time and Leave
The CJEU has confirmed that employees on sick (or, in this case, on convalescence leave) who have not had the opportunity to take annual leave under the OWT Directive must be permitted to take that leave at another time, even if it means carrying that leave forward to another leave year.
The claimant is a teacher at Rzeplin Primary School. She was granted convalescence leave by her employer, pursuant to Article 73 of the Polish Teachers’ Charter, in order to follow a course of treatment prescribed by a doctor.
There is nothing particularly new here, and it matters not that the annual leave
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