Commercial Law for Employers: Health and Safety at Work

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 9 October 2018
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
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 Isabel González Castro v Mutua Umivale regarding the health and safety at work ofpregnant workers, workers who have recently given birth and workers who are breastfeeding.

Key Issues: Health & Safety of Workers – Breastfeeding Mother – Meaning of “Night Work” - Discrimination – Preliminary Ruling

Case: Isabel González Castro v Mutua Umivale  

Reference: Case C-41/17, CJEU (Fifth Chamber), 19 September 2018

Legislation: Directive 92/85/EEC and Directive 2006/54/EC

Ms González

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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