Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 1 April 2008.
Tadao Maruko v Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Bayerisches Verwaltungsgericht München - Germany.
Equal treatment in employment and occupation - Directive 2000/78/EC - Survivors’ benefits under a compulsory occupational pensions scheme - Concept of ‘pay’ - Refusal because the persons concerned were not married - Same-sex partners - Discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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