Tribunalul Botosani v Maria Dicu [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Case C-12/17, CJEU
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Social Policy; Working Time; Parental Leave; Preliminary Ruling

Ms Dicu is a judge at the Tribunalul Botoșani (Regional Court, Botoșani). In 2014, she first took her entire annual leave entitlement and was then on maternity leave from 1 October 2014 to 3 February 2015. Subsequently, she took parental leave from 4 February 2015 until 16 September 2015, during which period her employment relationship was suspended. Lastly, she took 30 days’ paid annual leave from 17 September to 17 October 2015.
Pursuant to Romanian law, which provides for 35 days’ paid annual leave, Ms Dicu asked the court to which she had been appointed to grant her the five remaining days of paid annual leave for 2015, which she intended to take on working days over the end-of-year

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This article is correct at 12/12/2018

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