This case is from the UK.
this is labour law. Working time directive
1998 working time directive provided for a 13 week qualifying period.
no one could beenfit from it before 13 weeks. the enterinement, broadcasting nad cinematophraphic trade union challenged this.
the ECJ said the reason for the directive was to improve working condition as set out in the legislation.
states are allwoed to be more generosu but not less. The United Kingdom was overly restrictive. the 13 week rule was not allowed. it was incompatible with the directive. it effectively excluded many people from the law’s purview.
people in entertainment work on a very temproary basis and would miss out which is why their trades union mounted this action