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Commission of the European Communities v Italian Republic - equivalent work experience to be taken into account so as not to breach free movement of workers provisions by discrimination - Opinion of the Advocate General 1.6.06

The Advocate General has ruled that by not taking into account professional experience and seniority acquired while working in the State sector of another Member State by a person subsequently employed in the Italian State sector, the Italian Republic had failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 39 EC and Article 7(1) of Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68 of the Council (collectively providing for the freedom of movement of workers (entailing abolition of discrimination based on nationality between workers of Member States)).

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