ECJ provides welcome guidance on collective redundancy consultation

Mayhew, Lisa; Naval, Kate
November 2009
People Management;11/19/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 24, p36
The article analyzes the implications of the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case Akavan Erityisalojen Keskusliitto AEK Ry and others v Fujitsu Siemens Computers Oy. The case concerns the issue of collective redundancy consultation. ECJ held that the duty to consult redundancies is placed on the subsidiary where the job cuts are proposed.


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