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Judgment re legality of successive fixed-term contracts - Perez Lopez v Servicio Madrileno de Salud (2016) (C-16/15) [ECJ] 14.09.16 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 1999/70/EC — Framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP — Clauses 3 to 5 — Successive fixed-term employment contracts within the public health service — Measures to prevent the abusive use of successive fixed-term employment relationships — Penalties — Reclassification of the employment relationship — Right to compensation. HELD that recourse to successive fixed-term contracts to cover permanent needs in the healthcare sector was contrary to EU law.

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Category: Employment » EC Law; Fixed-term workers. Area(s) of law: Employment.

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