Lyttle and ors v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd (Case C-182/13)Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCase C-182/13; C-392/13; C-80/14
Legal BodyCourt of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation
Lyttle and ors v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd (Case C-182/13); Cañas v Nexea Gestión Documental SA, Fondo de Garantía Salarial (Case C-392/13); USDAW and anor v WW Realisation 1 Ltd (in liquidation) and anor (C-80/14)  CJEU Advocate General's Opinion
Advocate General Wahl has given his opinion in the now-joined cases above, commonly known as the 'Woolworths' or 'Ethel Austin' cases, although they concern a GB case, a Northern Ireland case and a Spanish case. All concerned the meaning of establishment in relation to collective redundancy consultation requirements as derived from the EU Collective Redundancies Directive (No.98/59).
The impact of this case could have been profound - and might
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