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ECJ examines Italian law excluding female workers on maternity leave from a course

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    Napoli v Ministero della Giustizia – Dipartimento dell’Amministrazione Penitenziaria C-595/12 ECJ (0 other reports)

Napoli v Ministero della Giustizia - Dipartimento dell'Amministrazione Penitenziaria C-595/12 ECJ

return from compulsory maternity leave | training course | unfavourable treatment

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that an Italian law that excluded a female worker from a vocational training course, which was necessary for a chance at a promotion, because she was on compulsory maternity leave constituted unfavourable treatment contrary to EU law.