TUPE and Territorial Jurisdiction

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 20 November 2013
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
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This article features two cases from the CJEU:
Alemo-Herron v Parkwood Leisure Ltd Case C-426/11, CJEU (Third Chamber), 18 July 2013

In 2002, Lewisham London Borough Council (‘Lewisham’) contracted out its leisure services to a private sector undertaking, CCL Limited (‘CCL’), and the employees working in that leisure department became part of the staff of CCL. In May 2004, CCL sold that business to Parkwood, another private sector undertaking. When the leisure department had been the responsibility of Lewisham, the employment contracts had the benefit of the terms and conditions negotiated by a local government collective bargaining body, the NJC. The agreements negotiated by the NJC

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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