Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 114 (Aug)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Communities (Fourth Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Lenaerts (President of the Chamber), von Danwitz, Silva de Lapuerta (Rapporteur), Juhasz and Malenovsky

Judgment Dates: 16 July 2009

Catchwords

European Community - Employment - Collective redundancy - Employer's obligations - Procedure for informing and consulting employees - Workers' right of action - Obligation to interpret national law in conformity with Community law - Council Directive (EC) 98/59.

The Case

European Community Employment. The European Court of Justice gave preliminary rulings concerning the compatibility of national legislation in Belgium with European Community law concerning collective redundancies.

Practice Areas

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