Do Stringer and Pareda Apply Only in the Public Sector?

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 24 November 2010
Ciara Fulton
Lewis Silkin NI LLP
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In 2009, there were a number of important developments in the law relating to holidays and sickness absence namely, the decisions in “Stringer & Others v HM Revenue & Customs”; “Schultz-Hoff v Deutsche Rentenversichering Bund” and “Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA”.

While these cases provided some clarity for employers in dealing with annual leave and sickness absence, they also raised a number of questions which employers were left trying to unravel in their aftermath.

Do Stringer and Pareda Apply Only in the Public Sector?
Stringer applies to employers in the public and private sectors. That case involved a referral from the then House of Lords to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) of

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Ciara Fulton
Lewis Silkin NI LLP

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