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ECJ judgment re working time and failure to apply for annual leave - Kreuziger v Land Berlin (2018) (C-619/16) [ECJ] 06.11.18 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Organisation of working time — Directive 2003/88/EC — Article 7 — Right to paid annual leave — National legislation providing for the loss of annual leave not taken and of the payment in lieu thereof, where the worker did not submit a request for leave before the termination of the employment relationship. HELD that a worker could not automatically lose his acquired rights to paid annual leave because he did not apply for leave.

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

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