Public Holidays and Religious Holidays - What constitutes equal treatment?

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 19 March 2019
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

In this month’s article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors, considers the CJEU case of Cresco Investigation v Markus Achatzi C-193/17.  In this case the CJEU had to consider whether a provision of Austrian National Law known as the ARG, which provides that Good Friday is a paid public holiday for members of certain Christian Churches only, constituted discrimination against other employees on the basis of their (differing) religious affiliation or lack thereof.

Cresco Investigation v Markus Achatzi

Key Issues: Equal

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This article is correct at 19/03/2019
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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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