JH v KG [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    C-681/18, CJEU (Second Chamber)
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Flexible Working
Issues covered: Temporary Contracts; Agency Workers; Equal Treatment


JH, an employee hired by a temporary-work agency, was assigned, as a temporary agency worker, to the undertaking KG between 3 March 2014 and 30 November 2016 by means of several successive temporary agency contracts (8 in total) and various extensions (17 in total). In February 2017, JH brought an action before the District Court, Brescia, Italy, seeking a declaration that there was a permanent employment relationship between him and KG owing to the unlawful use of successive and uninterrupted assignments between March 2014 and November 2016. He also asked that court to find and declare that the temporary agency contracts assigning him to KG were unlawful and/or improper and/or

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This article is correct at 10/02/2021

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Kevin McVeigh
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