Fixed Term Contracts & Collective Redundancies

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 16 June 2015
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered:

Today's article features two cases of interest covering fixed term contracts and collective redundancies:

European Commission v Luxembourg 
USDAW & Wilson v WW Realisation 1 Ltd, Ethel Austin Ltd & Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Case: European Commission v Luxembourg
Reference: Case C-238/14, CJEU (Third Chamber), 26 February 2015
Legislation: Council Directive 1999/70/EC

Key Issues: Fixed Term Work Contracts

By its application, the European Commission claims that the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) should declare that, by maintaining in force, with respect to occasional workers in the entertainment arts, derogations from measures

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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