European Union – Equal treatment in employment and occupation. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 2, 3(1)(c) and 6(1) of Council Directive (EC) 2000/78. The request had been made in proceedings between Mr Unland and the Land Berlin concerning the detailed rules governing the reclassification and career progression of judges in that region under the new remuneration system applicable to such judges.