Florentina Martínez Andrés v Servicio Vasco de Salud

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Social Policy – Use by employer of successive fixed term contracts

On 2 February 2010, Ms. Martínez Andrés was appointed by Servicio Vasco de Salud (Basque Health Service, Spain) as administrative assistant to provide services of a temporary, auxiliary or extraordinary nature. That appointment was subsequently renewed on 13 consecutive occasions, but none of the renewals contained any specific reference to the reason for the renewal, save for a general reference to “service requirements”. The appointment of Ms. Martínez Andrés was terminated on 1 October 2012.

Ms. Martínez Andrés brought an action against the decision to terminate her appointment and her action was dismissed by a judgment of the Juzgado No 6 de lo Contencioso-Administrativo de Bilbao

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This article is correct at 24/10/2016

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