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Pedersen & ors v Danmarks Brugsforeninger 1998

Berit H?j Pedersen and ors v F?llesforeningen for Danmarks Brugsforeninger and ors (ECJ caseC-66/96), decision of 19th November 1998).

Case Summary

Authority for the proposition that:-

a pregnant employee who takes sick leave because of a pregnancy related illness before her maternity leave starts is entitled to the same sick pay as other employees who are off sick but EC law does not entitle her to pay if she takes time off simply by reason of routine pregnancy-related inconveniences or medical recommendation without incapacity for work.

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