IX v WABE eV [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case C-804/18
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Discrimination and equality; Wearing of religious emblems; Policies and procedures.


WABE runs a large number of child day care centres in Germany, in which more than 600 employees work and which cares for approximately 3,500 children. It is non-partisan and non-denominational.

WABE follows and wholly endorses the recommendations of the City of Hamburg (Germany) for the education of children in day care facilities, published in March 2012 by the Office for Employment, Social Affairs, Family and Integration of the City of Hamburg. Those recommendations state, inter alia, that

‘All child day care facilities have the task of addressing and explaining fundamental ethical questions as well as religious and other beliefs as part of the living environment. Child day

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This article is correct at 13/10/2021

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