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2019/50 Damages for overtime work exceeding rules of the Working Time Directive can be subject to preclusive periods (GE)

Keywords Working time, Miscellaneous
Authors Othmar K. Traber
Author's information

361303 Othmar K. Traber
Othmar K. Traber is a partner at Ahlers & Vogel Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB in Bremen, www.ahlers-vogel.com.
  • Abstract

      The Federal Labour Court had to decide on a case in which an employee asserted claims for damages against his public employer on account of an overtime regulation which infringed European law. However, because he had failed to comply with the time limits, his lawsuit was unsuccessful in the final instance.

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