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19/06/2014

Judgment in joined cases C-501/12 - C-541/12 - Specht and o. v Land Berlin; C-540/12-C-541/12 - Schmeel, Schuster v Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Berlin (Germany)


Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2000/78/EC — Equal treatment ‘in employment and occupation’ — Articles 2, 3(1)(c) and 6(1) — Direct discrimination on grounds of age — Basic pay for civil servants dependent upon age — Transitional system — Perpetuation of the difference in treatment — Justifications — Right to compensation — Liability of the Member State — Principles of equivalence and of effectiveness

author(s): Court of Justice of the EU
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