EU: member states may set a maximum period for carrying over paid leave entitlements in the event of sick leave (CJEU ruling)

The Court of Cassation ruling of 13 September, bringing French law into line with European law on the accrual of paid leave in the event of sick leave, has given rise to uncertainty and fears among employers. In a ruling published on 9 November, the Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies its case law on how employees can benefit from leave earned in such circumstances.

Through Antoine Piel. Published on 09 November 2023 Ă  17h29 - Update on 09 November 2023 Ă  17h37

The Court of Justice of the European Union has clarified its case law on time off work in relation to the Working Time Directive (2003/88/EC). In this case, it ruled on the carry-over of accrued leave days,…

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