Case C-530/13

Judgment of the Court

11 November 2014.

Request for a preliminary ruling – Verwaltungsgerichtshof – Interpretation of Articles 21(1) and 52(1) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and of Article 2(1) and 2(2)(a) of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (OJ 2000 L 303, p. 16) – Prohibition of all discrimination based on age – Direct effect – National legislation under which the taking into account of periods of study completed before the age of 18 for the purpose of determining remuneration is subject to the making of a request by the civil servant to opt into the new salary system, which none the less contains disadvantages in comparison with the old system




Mascolo and Others

Case C-22/13

Judgment of the Court

26 November 2014.

Request for a preliminary ruling – Tribunale di Napoli – Interpretation of Clauses 4 and 5 of the framework agreement annexed to Council Directive 1999/70/EC of 28 June 1999 concerning the framework agreement on fixed term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE and CEEP (OJ 1999 L 175, p. 43) – Concepts of ‘employment conditions’ and ‘specific sectors and/or categories of workers’ – Interpretation of Article 2(1) and (2)(e) and of Article 8(1) of Council Directive 91/533/EEC of 14 October 1991 on an employer’s obligation to inform employees of the conditions applicable to the contract or employment relationship (OJ 1991 L 288, p. 32) – National legislation covering the schools sector which does not, in the event of abuse, provide for the conversion of a fixed-term contract of employment into a permanent contract of employment, and which provides for compensation which is lower than that granted in the event of an unlawful termination of a permanent contract of employment – Legislation with retroactive effect having negative consequences for the workers concerned – Principle of sincere cooperation





Case C-523/13

Judgment of the Court

18 December 2014

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social security for migrant workers — Article 45 TFEU — Article 3(1) of Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 — Old-age benefits — Principle of non-discrimination — Worker who, prior to retirement, has participated, in a Member State, in a part-time work scheme for older employees — Consideration for entitlement to an old-age pension in another Member State





Case C-354/13

Judgment of the Court

18 December 2014

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Dismissal — Grounds for dismissal — Obesity of the worker — General principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesity — No such general principle — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment in employment and occupation — Prohibition of any discrimination based on a disability — Whether a ‘disability’ exists