Employment law cases

Merino Gómez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA [2004] IRLR 407 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pregnancy discrimination: Annual and maternity leave mutually exclusive

    23 July 2004

    In Merino Gomez v Continental Industrias del Caucho SA, the European Court of Justice holds that pregnant workers have a dual entitlement to annual leave and maternity leave: pregnant workers must be able to take their annual leave during a period other than their period of maternity leave.