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Case Law C-193/17 (21/01/2019)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 01/21/2019

Subject: The Court affirmed that the grant under Austrian law of a paid public holiday on Good Friday only to employees who are members of certain churches constitutes discrimination on grounds of religion prohibited under EU law. Until Austria amends its legislation in order to restore equal treatment, a private employer must, subject to certain conditions, also grant his other employees a paid public holiday on Good Friday

Parties: Cresco Investigation

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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