Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 16 March 2006.

C. D. Robinson-Steele v R. D. Retail Services Ltd (C-131/04), Michael Jason Clarke v Frank Staddon Ltd and J. C. Caulfield and Others v Hanson Clay Products Ltd (C-257/04).

References for a preliminary ruling: Employment Tribunal, Leeds (C-131/04) and Court of Appeal (England & Wales) (Civil Division) (C-257/04) - United Kingdom.

Social policy - Protection of the health and safety of workers - Directive 93/104/EC - Entitlement to paid annual leave - Inclusion of payment for annual leave in the hourly or daily remuneration ("rolled-up holiday pay').

Joined cases C-131/04 and C-257/04.


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
17/06/2006 Robinson-Steele and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2006:177
16/03/2006 Robinson-Steele and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2006:177
16/03/2006 Robinson-Steele and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2005:650
27/10/2005 Robinson-Steele and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
30/04/2004 Robinson-Steele and Others
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

2006 I-02531

Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Interpretation of Article 7 of Council Directive 93/104/EC of 23 November 1993, concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time – Compatibility with that article of provisions of national law which allow pay for annual leave to be included in a worker’s hourly remuneration and paid as part of remuneration for working time but not paid in respect of a period of leave actually taken (‘rolled up holiday pay’).

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-15 Social policy
    B-15.05 Protection of the health and safety of workers
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-15 Social policy
    B-15.05 Protection of the health and safety of workers
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-15 Social policy
    B-15.05 Protection of the health and safety of workers


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 11/03/2004

Date of the Opinion

  • 27/10/2005

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

16/03/2006


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Applications: OJ C 106 from 30.04.2004, p.37 ; OJ C 217 from 28.08.2004, p.13

Judgment: OJ C 143 from 17.06.2006, p.7

Name of the parties

Robinson-Steele and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Kuteničová, Eliška: Platená dovolenka v rámci sociálnej politiky Európskej únie, Justicná revue : casopis pre právnu prax. Príloha 2006 p.566-569 (SK)
  2. Vachet, Gérard: À propos de l'inclusion du paiement des congés annuels dans le salaire horaire ou journalier, La semaine juridique - Social 2006 nº 1308 p.23 (FR)
  3. Ricci, G.: Il Foro italiano 2006 IV Col. 297-299 (IT)
  4. Idot, Laurence: Inclusion du paiement du congé annuel dans le salaire horaire, Europe 2006 Mai Comm. nº 153 p.19-20 (FR)
  5. Höland, Armin: Zeitschrift für europäisches Sozial- und Arbeitsrecht 2006 p.315-317 (DE)
  6. Tissandier, Hélène: L'actualité de la jurisprudence communautaire et internationale, Revue de jurisprudence sociale 2006 p.657-659 (FR)
  7. Van Hoek, A.H.: In het gevolg van Jaeger - de saga van de arbeidstijdenrichtlijn, Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht 2006 p.254-261 (NL)
  8. Adobati, Enrica: Secondo la Corte di giustizia il corrispettivo delle ferie annuali incluso nella paga giornaliera o oraria è contrario alla direttiva sull'orario di lavoro, Diritto comunitario e degli scambi internazionali 2006 p.520-521 (IT)
  9. Lyčka, M.: Vorel a ti druzí: Jak může komunitární právo ovlivnit praxi českého pracovněprávního zákonodárství, Právní rozhledy : casopis pro vsechna právní odvetví 2009 p.464-471 (CS)
  10. Houwerzijl, M.S.: Vergoeding voor vakantie inbegrepen in het loon. Vakantieloon als aanvulling op het reguliere loon. Recht op jaarlijkse vakantie., "JAR" 25 jaar een hooggeleerde selectie met annotaties verfraaid (Ed.Sdu - oprecht de beste keuze) 2017 p.272-274 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Employment Tribunal, Leeds - United Kingdom

Subject-matter

  • Social policy

Provisions of national law referred to

UK - The Working Time Regulations 1998, regulations 13 and 15

UK - The Working Time Regulations 1998, regulations 13, 15 and 16

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Colneric

Advocate General

Stix-Hackl

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • German