Cresco Investigation v Markus Achatzi [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    C-193/17
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Equal Treatment; Religious Discrimination; Public Holidays

Under a provision of Austrian national law known as the ARG, Good Friday is a paid public holiday, entailing a 24-hour rest period for members of the Evangelical Churches of the Augsburg and Helvetic Confessions, the Old Catholic Church and the United Methodist Church (“the churches covered by the ARG”). If a member of one of those churches does nevertheless work on that day, he is entitled to additional pay in respect of that public holiday (‘public holiday pay’).

Mr Achatzi is an employee of Cresco, a private detective agency, and is not a member of any of the churches covered by the ARG.

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This article is correct at 19/03/2019
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