Maistrellis (Judgment) [2015] EUECJ C-222/14

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Pay
Issues covered: Parental Leave; Direct Discrimination

This case suggests that the right for the father to take parental leave under the Directive cannot be dependent on the employment status of the mother. It also comments on discrimination in paternity rights. 

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