Case C-318/13 X

Social policy

Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber)

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 79/7/EEC – Equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security – Accident insurance for workers – Amount of a lump-sum compensation for permanent incapacity – Actuarial calculation based on average life expectancy by sex of the recipient of that compensation – Sufficiently serious infringement of EU law.

Advocate General: Kokott






Case C-328/13

Österreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund

Social policy

Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber)

Request for a preliminary ruling – Oberster Gerichtshof – Interpretation of Article 3(3) of Council Directive 2001/23/EC of 12 March 2001 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the safeguarding of employees’ rights in the event of transfers of undertakings, businesses or parts of undertakings or businesses (OJ 2001 L 82, p. 16) – Obligation of the transferee to continue to observe the terms and conditions agreed in a collective agreement until the entry into force of another collective agreement – Termination, before the transfer, of the collective agreement applicable to the transferor and that applicable to the transferee – National legislation providing that a terminated collective agreement continues to produce its effects until the entry into force of another agreement – Possibility of the transferor’s old collective agreement that continues to produce its effects being applied to workers after the transfer






Case C-396/13

Sähköalojen ammattiliitto

Fundamental rights – Charter of Fundamental Rights

Freedom of movement for workers — Posted workers — Pay claims deriving from an employment relationship — Regulation (EC) No 593/2008 (Rome I Regulation) — Choice of law — Article 8 — Law applicable to individual employment contracts — Article 14 — Assignment of pay claims to a trade union — Article 23 — Special conflict-of-law rules relating to contractual obligations — Directive 96/71/EC — Article 3 — Concept of ‘minimum rates of pay’ — Discretion afforded to Member States — Freedom to provide services — Social protection of workers

Advocate General: Wahl






Case C-515/13

Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark

Social policy

Question referred:

Is the prohibition of direct discrimination on grounds of age contained in Articles 2 and 6 of Directive 2000/78/EC 1 to be interpreted as precluding a Member State from maintaining a legal situation whereby an employer, upon dismissal of a salaried employee who has been continuously employed in the same undertaking for 12, 15 or 18 years, must, upon termination of the salaried employee’s employment, pay an amount equivalent to one, two or three months’ salary respectively, while this allowance is not to be paid where the salaried employee, upon termination of employment, is entitled to receive a State retirement pension?