301. Implementation of the principle of equal treatment.

In relation to periods of service completed after a court's finding of discrimination but before the entry into force of the measures designed to eliminate it, correct implementation of the principle of equal treatment1 requires that the disadvantaged employees should be granted the same advantages as those previously enjoyed by the other employees. However, as regards periods of service subsequent to the entry into force of those measures, the equal pay principle does not preclude equal treatment from being achieved by reducing the advantages which the advantaged employees used to enjoy2. The national court is bound to ensure correct

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