JK v TP S.A. [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EUC 9
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Discrimination; Sexual Orientation; EU Law; Self-Employment

Background:

The claimant was a self-employed worker who prepared audiovisual material, trailers and features for the respondent which was a public television channel in Poland.  The relationship was based upon a series of contracts for specific work which the claimant took on in the context of his wider independent economic activity.

In December 2017 the claimant published a music video on Youtube with his partner which sought to promote tolerance for the LGBT community. After the video was published the claimant’s contracts were unilaterally cancelled by the respondent and no new work was commissioned with the claimant.  The claimant took a case against the respondent in Poland

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This article is correct at 26/01/2023
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Jason Elliott BL
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