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Greece / Council of State / 845/2013

A physical person (the applicant was a prosecutor) v the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights

Policy area:
Employment and social policy
Deciding Body type:
National Court/Tribunal
Deciding Body:
The Council of State
Decision date:

Key facts of the case:

The applicant, mother of triplets, claimed that the maternity leave should be increased due to the fact that not one but three children were born and have to be raised. The Court examined the application of the Code of labour for public servants for judges and prosecutors. The court examined the interpretation of maternity leave through jurisprudence of the relevant courts and primarily of the Court of Justice of the European Union.