Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 10 May 2011.
Jürgen Römer v Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Arbeitsgericht Hamburg - Germany.
Equal treatment in employment and occupation - General principles of European Union law - Article 157 TFEU - Directive 2000/78/EC - Scope - Concept of ‘pay’ - Exclusions - Occupational pension scheme in the form of a supplementary retirement pension for former employees of a local authority and their survivors - Method of calculating that pension favouring married recipients over those living in a registered life partnership - Discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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