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Case Law C-577/08 (29/07/2010)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 07/29/2010

Subject: The Court affirmed that Directive 79/7/EEC, on the progressive implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security, precludes national legislation under which, for the years 1984 to 1994, the calculation of old-age and retirement pensions for female frontier workers, concerning equal work or work of equal value, was based on notional and/or flat-rate daily wages lower than those for male frontier workers.

Parties: Rijksdienst voor Pensioenen

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 23 Equality between men and women - Solidarity - Art. 34 Social security - Social services for old age

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