Calculation of Pension Entitlements

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 30 June 2016
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered:

Key Issues: Social Policy – Equal Treatment – Age Discrimination - Request for a Preliminary Ruling
Case: Franz Lesar v Telekom Austria AG
Reference: Case C-159/15, CJEU (First Chamber), 16 June 2016
Legislation: Directive 2007/78/EC

Mr Lesar was born on 3 June 1949. Between 9 September 1963 and 8 March 1967, while he was under 18, he worked for the Federal Postal and Telegraph Administration, Austria under a contract of apprenticeship. From 9 March 1967, he worked as a member of the contract staff of that administration. In parallel to this work he studied at a Federal Academic High School for People in Employment from 14 September 1967 until 17 February 1972. On 1 July 1972 he was taken on

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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