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ECJ 18 November 2020, Case C-463/19 (Syndicat CFTC), Gender DiscriminationSyndicat CFTC du personnel de la Caisse primaire d’assurance maladie de la Moselle - v - Caisse primaire d’assurance maladie de la Moselle, French case
2020/36 Employer must pay compensation to an employee for violation of employee’s privacy due to GPS system in company car (AT)The Austrian Supreme Court has confirmed that an employer must pay compensation to an employee due to a violation of the employee’s privacy. The employer implemented a GPS system in its company cars without the employee’s knowledge and without legal basis.
2020/37 Can the exception clause of Article 8 Rome I save a Turkish airline company from the application of Dutch dismissal law in a dispute with an Amsterdam home-based co-pilot? (NL)The central question in this case was what was the objectively applicable law to an employment contract concluded between a Turkish airline and a Dutch co-pilot, in accordance with Article 8 Rome I. The ruling is particularly interesting for the relation between the habitual place of work and the exception clause and points to the elements that should be taken into account.