Transfer of Undertaking, Collective Redundancies, Data Protection and Social Media

Posted in : Commercial Law for Employers on 14 October 2015
Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett
Issues covered:

Today's article features three cases of interest covering transfer of undertaking, collective redundancies, data protection and social media:

Valerie Lyttle and Others v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Limited
Joao Filipe Ferreira da Silva and Others v Estado Portugues
Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner

Case: Valerie Lyttle and Others v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Limited
Reference: Case C-182/13, CJEU (Fifth Chamber), 13 May 2015
Legislation: Council Directive 1998/59/EC

Key Issues: Collective Redundancies

At the beginning of 2012, Bonmarché operated 394 stores selling women’s clothing across the United Kingdom and employed 4000 people. For administrative purposes, Bonmarché regarded its stores in

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Kevin McVeigh
Elliott Duffy Garrett

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