Lawrie Blum v Land Baden Wurttemberg


1986 case

this is about protection of employment rights

it took the view that an employment contract requires someone to work under the directon of someone else

Deborah Lawrie Blum worked in  teacher training collee in Germany. She sought a rpmotion. Iy was denied her. She was told these psost were only opne to Germans

The ECJ said the notion of worker included a trainee teacher. a worker is working and it irected by another. Germany was not allowed to exclude foreign nationals from such schemes. In Germany a teacher counts as a civil servant

there must alos be remuneration. This can only be interprted narrowly to safeguARD THE INTEREST OG the state


About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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