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26 March 2020
ECJ 19 March 2020, joined cases C-103/18 and C-429/18 (Sánchez Ruiz and Fernández Álvarez and Others v Comunidad de Madrid), Fixed-term workDomingo Sánchez Ruiz; Berta Fernández Álvarez and others - v - Comunidad de Madrid (Servicio Madrileño de Salud), Spanish case
26 March 2020
ECJ 12 March 2020, case C-769/18) (Caisse d’assurance retraite and de la santé au travail d’Alsace-Moselle), Social insuranceCaisse d’assurance retraite et de la santé au travail d’Alsace-Moselle - v - SJ, Ministre chargé de la Sécurité sociale, French/German case
20 March 2020
2020/5 An undefined number of consecutive fixed-term contracts for the duration of 12 years does not necessarily violate EU law (AT/EU)On 3 October 2019, in case C-274/18 (Schuch-Ghannadan), the ECJ held that a national regulation, which provides for different maximum total durations of successive fixed-term employment contracts for part-time workers on the one hand and full-time workers on the other, could result in a discrimination of part-time workers and an indirect discrimination of women.
19 March 2020
2020/7 Successive fixed-term employment contracts (RO)The Craiova Court of Appeal has ruled that the continuous extensions of a fixed-term employment based on national provisions is not in accordance with the European jurisprudence. Relying on the findings of ECJ case C-614/15, the Craiova Court of Appeal made an exhaustive analysis of the relying arguments for subsequent extensions of fixed-term employments agreements for long periods of time and the objective reasons behind such use of contracts.
12 March 2020