Recognition of (some) men's parental duties under EU law

Nicole Busby

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In this case, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) was asked to consider whether provisions of the Greek Civil Service Code and the Code of the Status of Judges that restricts access to parental leave for fathers in circumstances where the mother of the child was working or was incapacitated by illness or serious injury, were precluded by EU law relating to parental leave, specifically Directives 96/34/EC1 and 2006/54/EC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)270-275
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Labor Rights Case Law
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2016


  • EU directive 96/34
  • EU directive 2006/54
  • parental leave
  • sex discrimination

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