Maria Albertina Gomes Viana Novo and others v Fundo de Garantia Salarial IP

  • Case Reference
    C-309/12
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Insolvency of Employer

The employer of Ms Gomes Viana Novo stopped paying her salary from April 2003 and she terminated her contract of employment on 15 September 2003, as she was entitled to do under the relevant applicable national law. On 10 February 2004 Ms Gomes Viana Novo brought an action before the Labour Court (Barcelos), seeking a judicial determination of the amount of her wage claim and an enforcement order to recover that sum. Her action was upheld.

As the goods comprising the employer’s assets were insufficient to cover the claims, on 28 November 2005 Ms Gomes Viana Novo brought an action before the

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from Maxine Orr, Partner at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 02/05/2014
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

The main content of this article was provided by Kevin McVeigh. Contact telephone number is 028 9024 5034 or email kevin.mcveigh@edglegal.com

View all articles by Kevin McVeigh