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Under certain circumstances the use of successive fixed-term contracts to recruit university lecturers is compatible with EU law

Article Date: 27-11-2014
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It is quite common within various EU member states, that teaching personnel at universities and colleges is employed on successive fixed-term contracts. Do such practices comply with EU law and, in particular, with Directive 1999/70/EC? That was the main question referred to CJEU in case C-190/13. ... [Read All]

A relatively shorter period of notice for the termination of fixed-term contracts violates EU law

Article Date: 13-03-2014
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The annexed to Directive 1999/70/EC Framework Agreement on fixed-term work enshrines two major principles: First, the prevention of the abusive use of successive fixed-term employment relationships; and, second, the prohibition of discrimination between comparable fixed-term and permanent workers. T... [Read All]

Valenza and Others - Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato

European Court of Justice, case C-302/11

Article Date: 18-10-2012
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Clause 4 of the framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded on 18 March 1999, which is 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, must be understood as precluding national legislation, such as ... [Read All]
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