Małgorzata Ciupa and Others v II Szpital Miejski [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Case C-429/16
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Collective and Trade Union Issues
Issues covered: Social Policy; Collective Redundancies

Ms Ciupa and Others are employed by the Łódź Hospital under full-time employment contracts of unlimited duration. From 2009 the financial losses of the Łódź Hospital increased from year to year. In 2013 it was decided that the Łódź Hospital should become a commercial company, in preference to liquidation, which would have involved the loss of more than 100 jobs. On conversion, it was not intended to reduce jobs, so that the Łódź Hospital would be able to retain its contract with the national health fund for the provision of medical services. After exhausting all savings opportunities not affecting wages, the Łódź Hospital found itself forced to reduce the level of remuneration of its entire

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This article is correct at 12/02/2018

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