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Article 6 Brussels I Regulation and the work injury of a British citizen in Belgium

Article Date: 11-01-2016
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The High Court of Justice of England and Wales delivered on 7th May 2015 its judgment in Shannon v Global Tunneling Experts UK Ltd and alii ([2015] EWHC 1267 (QB), (Judgment 7 may 2015). The facts were the following. The claimant is a British citizen who had been working on a railway construction p... [Read All]

Can dual citizens of Turkey and an EU Member State claim rights under the EU/Turkey association agreement?

Article Date: 12-03-2015
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Mr Demirci and the other applicants of the case were all former Turkish workers, who had worked in the Netherlands for many years and were duly registered as belonging to the Netherlands labour force. After becoming disabled and incapacitated for work they had to permanently leave the labour force a... [Read All]

Directive 2001/23/EC applies in principle only for the transfer of autonomous economic entities

European Court of Justice, case C-458/12

Article Date: 06-03-2014
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In the domestic proceedings, Mr. Amatori and his colleagues were working at the ‘Information Technology’ Section of Telecom Italia. Following an internal reorganisation the company split that Section to various other structures. The latter continued to collaborate with one another and to... [Read All]

CJEU found Art. 27 of the EU Charter not directly applicable in a controversy between private parties

European Court of Justice, case C‑176/12

Article Date: 15-01-2014
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The instant case, which was referred to the CJEU by the French Cour de Cassation, concerned a dispute on the representation of workers within the undertaking with which they are employed. The CJEU addressed two key issues: in the first place, it analysed the conformity of French labour law with Dir... [Read All]

Italian Law on protection of disabled individuals found to fall short of EU standards

European Court of Justice, case C-312/11

Article Date: 04-07-2013
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The CJEU has ruled that the Italian provisions, designed to implement Directive n. 2001/28/EC establishing “…a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation”, do not meet the requirements set forth by EU Law, which mandates that national Law should oblige all ... [Read All]

Nullity of cross-border employment contracts drafted in languages other than Dutch breaches EU Law

European Court of Justice, case C-202/11

Article Date: 16-04-2013
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The case was referred to the CJEU by a Belgian Labour Court. In the domestic proceedings, the applicant was Mr. Las, a Dutch national who had been hired by a Singapore-based company for a position based in Belgium (more precisely in Antwerp, Flanders –the Dutch speaking part of Belgium; althou... [Read All]

On which “objective grounds” should employers justify prima facie gender discriminations?

European Court of Justice, case C-427/11

Article Date: 28-02-2013
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The case was referred to the Court of Justice by the High Court of Ireland. In the domestic proceedings, a group of women, which worked as civilians in clerical positions for the Irish Police (Garda an Siochana), filed an action against their employer (Commissioner of the Garda an Siochana), allegin... [Read All]
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