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When does ‘stand-by’ work constitute working time? - Judgment of 21 February 2018, Ville de Nivelles v. Rudy Matzak, Case C 518/15.

In this blog Andrew Buchan considers Wednesday’s judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union on stand-by work. Why is this case important? It explains the effect of the Working Time Directives on two different types of stand-by systems. One requiring ‘permanent accessibility’ (i.e. to be contactable off the work premises) and the other r...
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Collective redundancy and pregnant workers - Porras Guisado v Bankia SA Case C-103/16

In this blog Sally Robertson considers yesterday’s judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union on pregnancy and collective redundancies - Porras Guisado v Bankia SA Case C-103 Last September, in the context of whether a pregnant woman should have been given priority in a collective redundancy exercise, Advocate General Sharpston’s Opinio...
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