Fixed-term workers and discrimination (Advocate General's opinion) - Montero Mateos v Agencia Madrilena de Atencion Social de la Consejeri¬a de Politicas Sociales y Familia de la Comunidad Autonoma de Madrid (C-677/16) [ECJ AdvGen] 20.12.17 (Unreported)
Request for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Fixed-term employment — Directive 1999/70/EC — Framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP — Principle of non-discrimination against fixed-term workers — Entitlement of the worker to compensation for termination of the employment contract — Fixed-term employment contract in the form of a temporary replacement contract — Difference in treatment in relation to permanent workers. OPINION that it was not discriminatory if a fixed-term worker was not entitled to claim payment from his employer as compensation for the expiry of his employment contract or in any case only a lesser payment than a worker whose employment contract was terminated on dismissal by the employer on objective grounds.Link to Opinion
Category: Employment » EC Law; Fixed-term workers. Keyword(s): Discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment.