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Court of Justice ruling on annual leave and sickness

The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently given its judgment in case involving entitlement to payment for holidays that have not been taken due to sickness.

The Working Time Directive imposes an obligation on Member States to take the measures necessary to ensure that every worker is entitled to paid annual leave of at least four weeks. That minimum period of paid annual leave may not be replaced by an allowance in lieu, except where the employment relationship is terminated.

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