United States of America v Nolan  IRLR 1020 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
- 20 February 2013
In United States of America v Nolan  IRLR 1020 ECJ, the ECJ held that it had no jurisdiction to answer the Court of Appeal's referred question seeking guidance as to the starting point for consultation about collective redundancies as the employer concerned was a sovereign nation not covered by the relevant Directive.
ECJ has no jurisdiction to hear UK reference on trigger point for collective redundancy consultation
- 18 October 2012
The European Court of Justice has decided that it does not have jurisdiction to hear the reference from the Court of Appeal seeking clarification on when the obligation to consult on collective redundancies is triggered.