Commercial Law for Employers: Non- Discrimination of Fixed Term WorkersPosted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 10 August 2018 Issues covered:
In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Gardenia Vernaza Ayovi v Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa Case C-96/17.
The claimant, a nurse, worked under a fixed-term temporary replacement contract. She went on leave of absence for personal reasons only to return to a different role based on part-time hours. Kevin outlines the background facts of this case and concludes the article by summarising some of the key lessons from it, stressing employers should exercise caution when using fixed-term contracts, particularly when treating workers differently on the
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