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15/07/2010

Opinion in case C-147/08 - Jürgen Römer v Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

References for a preliminary ruling from the Arbeitsgericht Hamburg - Germany


Equal treatment in employment and occupation – General principles of European Union law – Article 157 TFEU – Directive 2000/78/EC – Scope – Concept of ‘pay’ – Exclusions – Occupational pension scheme in the form of a supplementary retirement pension for former employees of a local authority and their survivors – Method of calculating that pension favouring married recipients over those living in a registered life partnership – Discrimination based on sexual orientation

author(s): Court of Justice of the EU / Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen
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