Remuneration of Part-time Firefighter Calculated by Principle of Pro Rata Temporis

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 7 October 2022
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered: Part-time worker remuneration; CJEU decision; Pro rata temporis

Key Issues:        Social Policy - Principle of pro rata temporis

Case:                  Ville de Mons, Zone de secours Hainaut-Centre v RM

Reference:         Case C-377/21, CJEU (Seventh Chamber), 7 July 2022

Legislation:       Directive 97/81/EC


During the period from 1 January 1982 to 31 July 2002, RM was recruited as a volunteer firefighter by the City of Mouscron (Belgium). During that period, he worked as a heavy goods vehicle driver under private sector employment contracts from 30 July

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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