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Dansk Industri, acting on behalf of Ajos A/S Estate of Karsten Eigil Rasmussen C-441/14

Danish law breached EU non-discrimination principle. National legislation should be disapplied

In Dansk Industri the CJEU has ruled that a provision under Danish law which granted a severance allowance to dismissed employees who had been continuously employed for 12, 15 or 18 years but was not payable where the employee received an employer’s old age pension and the employee joined the pension scheme before the age of 50 breached EU law.

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