Carlos Enrique Ruiz Conejero v Ferroser Servicios Auxiliares SA and Ministerio Fiscal Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCase C-270/16
Legal BodyCourt of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Sickness and Absence, Discrimination and Equality
This request for a preliminary ruling concerned the interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation.
Mr Ruiz Conejero worked as a cleaning agent in a hospital in Spain. He worked for the hospital without incident, had no disciplinary issues and no work-related problems. Mr Conejero suffered from a disease of the endocrine-metabolic system, namely, obesity, and from functional limitation of the spine. He was recognised, under Spanish law, as having a disability.
Mr Conejero informed his employer of all absences and provided the relevant medical certificates confirming the reason for, and
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