Use of Successive Temporary Contracts – How Many is too Many?Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 9 February 2021
Key Issues: Social Policy - Equal Treatment – Temporary Agency Work - Preliminary Ruling
Case: JH v KG
Reference: Case C-681/18, CJEU (Second Chamber), 14 October 2020
Legislation: Directive 2008/104
JH, an employee hired by a temporary-work agency, was assigned, as a temporary agency worker, to the undertaking KG between 3 March 2014 and 30 November 2016 by means of several successive temporary agency contracts (8 in total) and various extensions (17 in total). In February 2017, JH brought an action before the District Court, Brescia, Italy, seeking a declaration that there was a permanent employment relationship between him and KG owing to the unlawful use of successive and
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