European Union – Employment. The Court of Justice of the European Union made a ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 2(2)(a) and 6(1) of Council Directive (EC) 2000/78 (establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation). The request had been made in proceedings between Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark, acting for Mr Landin, and Tekniq, acting for ENCO A/S — VVS, concerning the Tekniq's rejection of Mr Landin's claim for severance allowance.