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ECJ 15 June 2023, case C-411/22 (Thermalhotel Fontana), Free Movement, Social Insurance

Thermalhotel Fontana Hotelbetriebsgesellschaft mbH – v – Bezirkshauptmannschaft Südoststeiermark, Austrian case

Keywords Free Movement, Social Insurance
  • Abstract

      Compensation granted during Covid-19 isolation does not qualify as ‘sickness benefit’ within the meaning of Regulation 883/2004. However granting such compensation only to domestic quarantined workers is indirectly discriminatory (and illegitimate), as cross-border workers are denied such compensation.

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