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26/02/2008

Judgment in case C-506/06 - Sabine Mayr v Bäckerei und Konditorei Gerhard Flöckner OHG

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof (Austria)


Social policy – Directive 92/85/EEC – Measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding – Meaning of ‘pregnant worker’ - Prohibition of dismissal of pregnant workers during the period from the beginning of their pregnancy to the end of the maternity leave - Woman dismissed where, at the date she was given notice of her dismissal, her ova had been fertilised in vitro, but not yet transferred to her uterus - Directive 76/207/EEC – Equal treatment for men and women – Woman undergoing in vitro fertilisation treatment – Prohibition of dismissal – Scope

author(s): Court of Justice (Gran Chamber)
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