Request for a preliminary ruling from the Østre Landsret (Denmark) lodged on 9 November 2020 – Ligebehandlingsnævnet as representative of A v HK/Danmark and HK/Privat

(Case C-587/20)

Language of the case: Danish

Referring court

Østre Landsret

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Ligebehandlingsnævnet as representative of A

Defendant: HK/Danmark and HK/Privat

Intervener in support of the form of order sought by the defendant: Fagbevægelsens Hovedorganisation (FH)

Question referred

Must Article 3(1)(a) of the Employment Directive 1 be interpreted as meaning that a politically elected sector convenor of a trade union is covered by the scope of the directive in the circumstances described [in the request for a preliminary ruling]?

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1 Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (OJ 2000 L 303, p. 16).