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Junk v Kühnel, European Court of Justice, January 2005

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    Junk v Kühnel [2005] IRLR 310 ECJ (3 other reports)

    • Collective redundancies: Consultation must precede notice of redundancy

      Date:
      15 April 2005

      In Junk v Kühnel, the ECJ holds that articles 2 to 4 of Directive 98/59/EC on collective redundancies must be construed as meaning that the event constituting "redundancy" is the declaration by the employer of its intention to terminate the employees' contracts of employment.

    • Case round up

      Date:
      3 April 2005

      Sarah Collins of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and advice on what to do about them.

    • European Court of Justice: ECJ rules on collective redundancies

      Date:
      1 April 2005

      In Case C-188/03: Irmtraud Junk v Wolfgang Kühnel, the European Court of Justice ruled that a collective redundancy takes place at the point at which the notice to terminate an employment contract is issued, rather than when the employment contract terminates on expiry of the notice period.

Eversheds presents an overview of Junk v Kühnel.

Duty to consult

Junk v Kühnel, European Court of Justice January 2005

In this important decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has addressed the issue of an employer's duty to inform and consult with employees before undertaking collective redundancies.