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Sickness during annual leave: annual leave can be taken at another time irrespective of when incapacity occurs

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    Asociación Nacional de Grandes Empresas de Distribución (Anged) v Federación de Asociaciones Sindicales (Fasga) and others [2012] IRLR 779 ECJ (0 other reports)

annual leave | sick leave | incapacity occurring just before or during holiday

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that a worker who is sick during a period of annual leave cannot be precluded from taking the holiday at a time other than that originally scheduled, irrespective of when the incapacity for work first arose.