Request for a preliminary ruling from the Audiencia Nacional (Spain) lodged on 20 September 2018 — Federación de Trabajadores Independientes de Comercio (FETICO), Federación Estatal de Servicios, Movilidad y Consumo de la Unión General de Trabajadores (FESMC-UGT), Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CC.OO.) v Grupo de Empresas DIA, S.A., Twins Alimentación, S.A.

(Case C-588/18)

Language of the case: Spanish

Referring court

Audiencia Nacional

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicants: Federación de Trabajadores Independientes de Comercio (FETICO), Federación Estatal de Servicios, Movilidad y Consumo de la Unión General de Trabajadores (FESMC-UGT), Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CC.OO.)

Defendants: Grupo de Empresas DIA, S.A., Twins Alimentación, S.A.

Questions referred

Must Article 5 of Directive 2003/88/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 1 concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time be interpreted as precluding national legislation under which the weekly rest period is permitted to overlap with paid leave of absence intended to meet needs other than rest?

Must Article 7 of Directive 2003/88/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time be interpreted as precluding national legislation under which annual leave is permitted to overlap with paid leave of absence intended to meet needs other than rest, relaxation and leisure?

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1 OJ 2003 L 299, p. 9.