European Union – Employment. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Council Directive (EEC) 92/85 (on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding (tenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) and Directive (EC) 2006/54. The request had been made in proceedings between Ms Rosselle and the Institut national d'assurance maladie-invalidité and another, concerning the refusal to grant her a maternity allowance on the ground that she had not completed the minimum contribution period required under national law.