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Discrimination against part-time employees on duration of employment? The European Court gives its verdict

The European Court of Justice has ruled on whether the Part-Time Work Directive should be interpreted as precluding a national provision setting the maximum duration of a fixed-term employment relationship for part-time workers for a longer period than for full-time employees. Ganzen Artikel lesen


Europe – High financial penalties for infringements of formal obligations incompatible with freedom of services

The European Court has held that imposing very high financial penalties for technical breaches of secondment rules are contrary to the principle of freedom of services.  On 12 September 2019, the European Court of Justice ruled that very high financial penalties for infringements of formal obligations in the context of a secondment are incompatible with the freedom to provide services. An Austrian contractor had contracted with a Croatian subcontractor to provide a service on Austrian...

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