Sanchez Hidalgo and others v Asociacion de Servicios Aser and Sociedad Cooperativa Minerva [1999] IRLR 136 ECJ

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  • Sanchez Hidalgo and others v Asociacion de Servicios Aser and Sociedad Cooperativa Minerva

    Date:
    1 February 1999

    In Sanchez Hidalgo and others v Asociacion de Servicios Aser and Sociedad Cooperativa Minerva [1999] IRLR 136 ECJ, the European Court of Justice held that the Acquired Rights Directive applied to a situation in which a public body contracted out its home help services to people in need or awarded a contract for the surveillance of some of its premises and on expiry of the contract the public body contracted out the service to a different undertaking, provided that the operation is accompanied by the transfer of an economic entity between the two undertakings.