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ECJ judgment re right to paid annual leave - Hein v Albert Holzkamm GmbH & Co.(2018) (C-385/17) [ECJ] 13.12.18 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Organisation of working time — Directive 2003/88/EC — Right to paid annual leave — Article 7(1) — Legislation of a Member State under which collective agreements may provide for account to be taken of periods of short-time working when calculating remuneration to be paid in respect of annual leave — Temporal effects of judgments ruling on interpretation. HELD that during their minimum period of annual leave guaranteed by EU law, workers were entitled to their normal remuneration, in spite of prior periods of short-time working. Periods of short-time working may, however, reduce the minimum period of annual leave to less than four weeks.

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Category: Employment » Holidays; Remuneration; Working time. Area(s) of law: Employment.

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